Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention.
In You’re Sending Me Where?, Eric Dregni, dean of the Italian Language Village Lago del Bosco, dives into the joys and eccentricities of life at summer camp. Through stories of his own escapades, both as a camper and on staff, he conveys the hilarity and the transformative power of the summer camp experience.
Mandarin teacher Yinglu Zeglin writes about the different ways two cultures such as Chinese and Americans exchange greetings. She shares her personal story of learning first-hand the importance of not only knowing what to say in a language, but how and when to use the culturally appropriate terms.
Building upon an article co-authored with Lea Graner Kennedy for ACTFL’s Language Educator, Brandon Locke examines the power of world language educators to be champions of change, using the E in the acronym LEAD: Effective practices of leaders.
Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention this month.