This feature features members of the Colorado legislature as they address the importance of providing language education for the children of Colorado. It describes Global Village Academy’s role in establishing a roadmap that outlines the state’s plan for teaching world languages in order to help its future citizens attain a high level of language proficiency.Uploaded Jan 29, 2014. Also listed in GVA Aurora , GVA Northglenn , and 8 more
This video documents the visit of Mr. Yun Chen, the Vice Principal of the Beijing Foreign Language School to Global Village Academy as he and Christina Burton began the exploratory process of establishing a student exchange program between the two schools.
This 5 part video series developed to help immersion teachers understand the concept of comprehensible input and to enable teachers to make input comprehensible to students. Although developed with the immersion classroom in mind, teachers in other types of language programs will find the concepts and strategies applicable to their settings as well.Uploaded Dec 21, 2013
This comprehensive web site provides hands on professional development for K-12 immersion teachers on how to develop lesson plans that include both content and target language learning. Users follow three teachers planning life science lessons as they develop content and language objectives, write formative assessments and deliver the lesson in their classroom. Key concepts will be introduced such as developing standards based instruction and backwards design. Resources are provided as part of the modules and include ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, National Language Standards, sample Content Standards, articles, and a Lesson Planning Template.Uploaded Dec 20, 2013