In this video Diane August, managing researcher at American Institutes for Research, explains some of the key distinguishing elements of dual language programs as well as some of the challenges faced by school districts in implementing them. The full report referenced in this video, a joint production of the U.S. Department of Education with the… Continue reading How does Dual Language Instruction Work?
The last two decades have seen a rapid rise in the number of dual language immersion programs in the nation’s public schools. In North Carolina we went from seven dual language schools in 2005 to one hundred forty in 2018. Utah has also seen a sharp rise in the number of dual language schools. These… Continue reading The Future of Linguistic Diversity in the US
I have added a new section, Automation, Robotics, and Education, to the Articles and Blogs page. The new section currently contains six articles related to the adoption of robotics and artificial intelligence in the classroom. I hope you find these resources useful.
What are the implications for education of rapidly accelerating technological development? Watch this short clip of Jack Ma at World Economic Forum. Is he right? What do you think? For a look at some ways automation is already impacting education and a few projections about what is to come, see “Teach Me: Automation’s Role in… Continue reading Automation and Education: Where are we headed?