CLASSRoad is pleased to welcome Nicole Naditz, 2015 ACTFL National Teacher of the Year, as the new lead instructor for our popular STARTALK 2018 summer teacher course! Nicole will be joined by special guest instructor, Dr. Jennifer Eddy. STARTALK: Planning for Engaged Language Learning, will provide …


CLASSRoad is pleased to offer another of our popular summer online STARTALK courses, STARTALK Principles for Meaningful Online Learning. We welcome experienced Arabic, Chinese and Persian language teachers who are ready to engage together in an exciting collaborative online learning experience to ap …


We found this article from teacher Ben Johnson, writing for Edutopia, on the use of figurative languages in adages to be an engaging and exciting approach in all classes for building deeper thinking and cultural awareness. This is a great warm up activity! From Spanish teacher Ben Johnson and Edutop …


We’ll be presenting at NHLRC’s 10th International Conference on Language Teacher Education, UCLA Covel Commons, February 2-4, 2017. The conference, Language Teacher Education for a World on the Move: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Student Populations, will focus on 21st century migration and globaliza …


Extending upon last year’s successful program, CLASSRoad’s 2016 fully online STARTALK Teacher Program will provide an opportunity for intermediate and master Arabic, Chinese and Persian language teachers to focus on the TELL Learning Tools LT1 (a-c) criteria, building their ability to identify, desi …


The CLASSRoad LangCred team recently provided an online course, LangCred: Discovering Pathways to Japanese Language Credentialing, to individuals interested in learning more about pathways to credentialing for teaching Japanese language and culture. Underwritten by a grant from the Japan Foundation, …