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Some articles, casual reading, and professional development resources for language educators to explore over the summer.
Hasn’t the COVID era and the transition back to in-person learning changed the way we think about instructional technology? All of us are thankful to be in a more stable situation, but school administrators are now thinking long-term to find sustainable and equitable instructional technologies that work in any learning model. For world languages programs, this is an optimal time to consider a language lab teaching application.
For language educators in the United States, proficiency is a driving factor in second language acquisition. It is an integral part of the framework for curriculum and assessment. According to the Center on Advanced Research in Language Acquisition (CARLA), “within this framework, language learners practice the four modalities (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in order…
Language educators are talking about LIVE Language Lab. As a developer of instructional technology for language teaching, we at SANS Inc. listen closely to what teachers have to say. You are the experts in your field. Some of the best feedback we receive is a result of discovering and sharing those “aha moments” as LIVE Language Lab becomes a regular part of synchronous language classes.
We know how students in remote learning miss the human connection of their classmates and the security of seeing caring teachers every day. Here at SANS Inc. we also continue to hear first-hand from language educators how they too are missing the support of colleagues — missing the day-to-day informal brainstorming, professional conferences, and in-school…
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