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We Teach Languages Episode 24: Advocacy, the Seal of Biliteracy, and Steps We Can All Take with Amanda Seewald

In episode 24, Caleb Howard interviews Amanda Seewald, a teacher, coach, and curriculum developer in New Jersey, about her experiences advocating for world languages and for her students, including how her advocacy work led to the signing of the Seal of Biliteracy into law in 2016. 221 more words

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We Teach Languages Episode 23: Performance Assessment, Can Dos, and ACTFL resources with Paul Sandrock

In episode 23, Stacey asks Paul Sandrock, Director of Education at ACTFL, about performance assessment. Why should teachers use performance assessment, how does it work, and what resources does ACTFL have to help? 145 more words

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We Teach Languages Episode 22: Teaching College Arabic with Kari Neely

In episode 22, Sarah Arvidson interviews Kari Neely, an associate professor of Arabic, about some of the challenges associated with maintaining a college Arabic program through the third year. 87 more words

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We Teach Languages Episode 21: Cross-curricular Innovations in a Liberal Arts Language Department with Sebastiaan Faber

In episode 21, Stacey interviews Sebastiaan Faber, Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College, about the some of the cross-curricular innovations in his department including languages across the curriculum, team teaching with faculty from other departments, and incorporating campus resources into the classroom experience. 68 more words

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We Teach Languages Episode 20: Language Supervision and Creating Professional Development Opportunities with Noemi Rodriguez

In episode 20, Caleb Howard interviews Noemi Rodriguez, a language supervisor in New Jersey, about the trends and challenges she has observed both in her position as supervisor and in her work as a language teacher. 113 more words

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We Teach Languages Episode 19: Finding your Professional Community and Staying in the Target Language with Caleb Howard

In episode 19, Stacey talks with Caleb Howard, a K-5 Spanish teacher from New Jersey, about the impact professional development has made in his teaching. After attending his first ACTFL convention in 2012, Caleb reevaluated his target language use with his early language learners and started a blog to help others use 90%+ target language in the classroom. 179 more words

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We Teach Languages Episode 18: Technology, Performance, and a Proficiency-Oriented Curriculum with Catherine Ousselin

In episode 18, Stacey interviews Catherine Ousselin, a secondary French teacher and coach from Washington, who discusses specific technologies and classroom practices that she employs in her classroom to motivate students to develop proficiency. 191 more words

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