Watch this presentation to learn how schools can best teach world languages and leverage the benefits of language acquisition in core subjects.
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 watching this webinar, you’ll receive expert advice and answers to commonly asked questions about digital world language acquisition in the age of the Common Core from Dr. Aline Germain-Rutherford, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer for Middlebury Interactive Languages and Surdna Professor of Linguistics at Middlebury College.
By watching this one-hour dialogue, which was recorded on December 2, 2013, you’ll learn:
- How world 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 fit together.
Read the answers to participants' questions asked during the webinar here.