Finding a "Common" Tongue: Language Learning in the Common Core Era
Monday, December 2, 2013
In our increasingly global 21st century society, world language acquisition is more important than ever. But in the age of the Common Core, how can schools and districts best teach world languages and leverage the benefits of language acquisition in core subjects? By attending this webinar, you’ll get expert advice and answers to your questions about digital world language acquisition in the age of the Common Core from Dr. Aline Germain-Rutherford, Chief Learning Officer for Middlebury Interactive Languages and Associate Vice-President for Middlebury College’s famed Language Schools.
By attending this free one-hour dialogue, you’ll learn:
• How world language language and cultural awareness positively contribute to students’ performance in core subjects
• How teachers have implemented world language courses in connection to the Common Core in blended learning environments, leading to greater student success
• How Common Core standards and the National Standards set forth by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) fit together
Learn more and register at https://eschoolmedia.webex.com/mw0307l/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=eschoolmedia