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Clementi, Donna; Terrill, Laura – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2017
The second edition of "Keys to Planning" builds upon the information shared about effective curriculum, unit, and lesson design by introducing current research and thinking related to curriculum design. The information presented in this second edition also captures insights and suggestions from classroom teachers who have attended…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Lesson Plans, Curriculum Design, Teacher Attitudes
Glisan, Eileen W.; Donato, Richard – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2017
This book presents an approach to teacher education and professional development that emphasizes carefully deconstructing fundamental instructional practices that are complex and often not visible through observation, definition, or brief explanation. Its goal is to assist teachers in learning how to enact specific practices, referred to as…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Oral Language
Glynn, Cassandra; Wesely, Pamela; Wassell, Beth – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2014
According to the authors, a social justice curriculum positively influences all students. Social justice, critical pedagogy, and culturally relevant teaching are becoming essential as more and more language educators teach in increasingly diverse world language classrooms. This new publication supports in-service and pre-service teachers in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Social Justice
Berdan, Stacie Nevadomski; Berdan, Marshall S. – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2013
Together, as parents and educators, we "must" instill in our children an interest to learn about the world early on. "Raising Global Children" provides the rationale and concrete steps you can take to open up the world to young people. Packed with practical information, hundreds of tips and dozens of real-life stories, this…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Child Development, World Views, Empathy