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Archive for August, 2018

Language learning is the educational imperative of our generation Posted by on Aug 13, 2018

world in hand

In response to America’s language deficit, a bipartisan Congressional report has called for the country to “to value language education as a persistent national need similar to education in math or English, and to ensure that a useful level of proficiency is within every student’s reach.” Earlier this year, CIA Director Gina Haspel included “emphasizing…

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Can technology enhance human connection in the language classroom? Posted by on Aug 6, 2018

classroom participation

Confidence in classroom technology is growing, but confidence in how best to use it has not kept pace. According to one study, commissioned by Samsung, 90 percent of K-12 teachers surveyed believe that technology in the classroom is important to student success, but only 60 percent feel they are adequately prepared to use it. Another study…

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