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Cultural Resources for the Language Classroom

We know foreign language learning is so much more than memorizing tenses and conjugating verbs: Part of the joy lies in discovering the unique history and culture that surrounds every ...

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6 Ancient Japanese Traditions Still Practiced Today

Today, Japan may be synonymous with robotics and high-speed trains, but it is still a country steeped in traditions: some visible and accessible, others less so. Here are a few ...

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5 Ways Costa Ricans Are Saving the Planet

Costa Rica is proud to be one of the world leaders in sustainability. It’s more than a movement there; it’s a way of life.  There are several protected wilderness areas ...

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6 Facts to Know About Bastille Day

Susan Braun taught public school in Indiana for eight years before taking a break to raise her own children. She was awarded a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship and a National ...

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8 Great Spanish Instagrams for Students

Ensure your students engage with Spanish over the summer with these Spanish language Instagram accounts! Instagram is a great, authentic resource for students to interact with the language on a ...

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Project-Based Learning in Educational Travel

What is Project-Based Learning? Project-Based Learning is a dynamic classroom approach designed to engage students in the investigation of authentic problems. In grappling with real-world issues, students bridge the gap ...

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Cultural Connections: Dining With Locals

Every pocket of the world has its own unique food traditions, which includes the way people gather to eat. Certain cultures focus on quick bites, while others have dinners lasting ...

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Dining Out in France: A Few Quick Tips

Every travel experience offers the opportunity to try some delicious new foods, which means you will likely find yourself navigating culinary customs different than your own. On a recent trip ...

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New Spanish Classroom Activity: Lyrics and Learning

Getting to listen to music in class as part of your lesson plan? Sounds good to us! This new classroom activity uses 9 contemporary songs (all-student appropriate) from artists such ...

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Celebrate Earth Day With These Neat Nature Facts

Earth Day is April 22, and to celebrate, we’ve put together some fun and fascinating facts from some of our top science-focused destinations. Share them with your students, and for ...

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