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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Spatial Distancing for Social Butterflies

Published: March 20, 2020

Silhouetted figures cheer and wave a flag

We’ve collected resources from around the internet to help us all stay social—connected and engaged—while still maintaining spatial distancing for the health of our communities.

WorldView Good Reads: March 2020

Published: March 18, 2020

Here are some good reads from around the globe to brighten up our “Home Sweet World.”

Think Globally, Read Locally

By Chelsea Rosendale | Published: March 9, 2020

​This week, former villager and Village staff member Chelsea Rosendale introduces us to Books For Africa (BFA), an organization that collects, sorts, ships and distributes books for students of all ages across the African continent. Now BFA also publishes books through BFA Publishing, producing materials for children to read in African languages and about their own cultures and experiences.

WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for March 2020

Published: March 3, 2020

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

Why Advocacy Matters!

By William P. Rivers | Published: February 25, 2020

​Bill Rivers, of JNCL-NCLIS, takes us to Language Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., where teachers, translators, interpreters and other activists came together to garner support for language education in American schools.

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