Learning a foreign language? Simply Speak!

Did you know FLVS has developed a tool to evaluate yourself on your pronunciation of foreign language vocabulary? Simply Speak is a speech practice tool […]

Using Google Translate in Sheets to Differentiate

Many teachers may have students in their classrooms that have a different home language than English. While this can be an advantage to the student […]

Columns That Will Never Be Read: Rest In Peace Foreign Language Studies

I grew up watching the voyages of the starship Enterprise. You no doubt remember the weekly...

Growing Global Awareness

We’ve all heard the term: global awareness. As educators, we’re expected to create citizens who can compete and collaborate in society on a global scale. […]

Florida Senate Considering a Proposal to Count Coding as a Foreign Language

In early March 2016, the Florida Senate voted to approve a proposal that would allow classes that offered coding and programming to count as foreign […]

A Passport to Global Citizenship #Infographic

As many of you know, I have been fortunate enough to travel the world. I have two amazing parents who valued travel and adventure. We […]

Is Learning Science as Good For the Brain as Learning a Foreign Language? #Infographic

As both a biologist, and someone who learned a foreign language (Spanish, in my 20’s, by going to language immersion school in Mexico and Costa […]

What A Little Audio Can Do

There is something powerful about the spoken word. When it’s accompanied by a striking visual it can leave the listener thinking, wondering, looking for more. It […]

Easy foreign language characters in Google Chrome

One of the Spanish teachers at my school wanted an easier way of entering Spanish punctuation and accent marks, particularly using Google tools. Cutting and […]

Getting Emoji-nal

This week's challenge is to use emojis in place of text. Mine turned into a bit of vocabulary practice. Read more...

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