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    RE: Student travel to Spain

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    Hola Michelle I have been taking students to Spain for several years (also Mexico). It has always been a highlight of my school year. Right now I am on vacation in Colombia. I will be home after the 10th. I will be happy to share/recommend information...

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    Student travel to Spain

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    I would like to take a group of students to Spain next summer and would greatly appreciate any input as far as travel companies. I have never taken a group abroad and I need a little help from some of you with experience! Price? Hotels? Organization...

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    RE: high school immersion topics

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    First of all, we should distinguish between immersion programs and programs taught 100% in target language. As you mentioned, the former is content-based; TL is a tool to teach the content (math, science, etc.) and it usually starts in elementary...

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    RE: Incorporating social justice themes into cu...

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    I do a unit on the Bracero program that leads directly into the life of Cesar Chavez with my level 3 students. We read a graphic novel on his life (Worker's rights and human rights). And a unit on gangs in Los Angeles in the 4th year. We read Vida...

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    Iowa Learning Online Seeks French and German Te...

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    Many Iowa schools are seeking services for world language courses. Often Iowa schools are only able to secure a local teacher to offer a single language option, usually Spanish. The Iowa Department of Education created Iowa Learning Online, www.iowalearningonline.org...

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