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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Foreign Language in Elementary School (FLES): A Boost for Your Child

By Judy Martialay | Published: April 23, 2019

​Language educator Judy Martialay discusses FLES (Foreign Language in Elementary School) classes . . . what they look like, the benefits they bring, and how to get them started in your school district.

What I Talk About When I talk About Learning Arabic

By Maggie Mitchell Salem | Published: April 16, 2019

This week, we are delighted to share a blog post from Maggie Mitchell Salem, Executive Director of Qatar Foundation International, in both English and Arabic! Maggie discusses the Arabic language as a broad spectrum, with a wide diversity of dialects that pose a unique challenge to (and opportunity to improve) the traditional approaches to language education.

Going Global with the Power of People

By Rachel Schaefer | Published: April 8, 2019

​Global experiences spring from personal connections. El Lago del Bosque counselor Rachel Schaefer shares with us how the people in her life have inspired and enabled her to explore the world.

The Gray Fox

By John Davis | Published: April 1, 2019

A black and white portrait of Brother Paul Schneider

This week, John Davis regales us with stories from the Gray Fox: Brother Paul Schneider, whose skill in Spanish took him across the diverse and fascinating landscapes of Peru.

WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for March 2019

Published: March 26, 2019

​Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention during the month of March.

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