WorldView: A Language Blog

WorldView is a place for leaders in the fields of language education, global citizenship, immersion learning, and other topics central to the Concordia Language Villages mission to address issues important to their fields.

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Supporting Education in the Western Serengeti

By Christine Schulze, of Concordia Language Villages, and Katherine Cunliffe, of the Singita Grumeti Fund | Published: October 9, 2018

This week, the WorldView blog is proud to showcase Concordia Language Villages’ partnership with the Singita Grumeti Fund bringing English language immersion to students in Tanzania. Nicole Anderson, lead teacher, shares her experiences of teaching language and learning about conservation on the Serengeti.

Learning Equity

Published: October 2, 2018

What does a fair learning space look like? CLV group director Mark Chen explores the importance of making learning not just equal, where each student receives the same resources, but equitable, where each student receives the resources that they need as individuals. Examples from within the Villages offer models of equitable, and truly fair, learning environments.

WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for September 2018

Published: September 25, 2018

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention in the month of September.

How to Travel Through Spain . . . By the Book

By Stacie Berdan | Published: September 18, 2018

Not your typical Spain travel guides: Washington Irving, Giles Tremlett, and Colm Toibin.

Traveling and reading are two of life’s greatest pleasures. If you agree, come along with us as we “Travel Through Spain . . . By the Book” with guest blogger Stacie Berdan. Berdan describes her family’s recent trip to Spain and how choosing books relevant to their itineraryhistory, memoir, social commentary, cultural portraits and fiction—enhanced their trip.

Why the Mission Matters

By Bill Rivers, Executive Director, Joint National Committee for Languages | Published: September 11, 2018

Why the Mission Matters

Is learning a second language worth the effort? Bill Rivers, Executive Director of the Joint National Committee for Languages, insists the answer is a resounding YES! Second language aquisition has concrete, measurable benefits, both for the individual learner and for the nation as a whole.

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