Tag Archives: world language

Is it really that important for students in Maine to learn a second language?

Taxpayers, teachers, board members, parents, and administrators in Maine sometimes wonder why we should fund an elementary and middle school World Language program in the public schools when taxes are so high and students seem to be having such trouble with subjects like math and reading. First, everyone should realize that according to LD 1422, […]

Think Global!

  Language learning has historically been thought of in this country as something primarily for the elite – or for the hopelessly geeky. Now that we live in a global world this attitude needs to change. Our children need to learn other languages to fluency and they need to become comfortable with cultures other than […]