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World Language Education at Home: Engaging K-12 Monolingual Students
Thursday, April 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Melanie Rogers, M.Ed., Training Team Lead, Rosetta Stone Education
Sponsored by Rosetta Stone
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Watch this edWebinar as Melanie Rogers, M.Ed., Training Team Lead of Rosetta Stone Education, discusses strategies on how to engage monolingual students with a world language education at home.
World language educators have one goal: to develop students’ ability to communicate in the target language. Over the last 30 years, the field of world language education has undergone a major paradigm shift, moving away from verb conjugation charts, grammar rules, and vocabulary lists toward student-centered activities that provide target language input in a meaningful and authentic way. It’s even harder to do it in a remote setting in times like now. During this edWebinar, viewers will learn about:
- The benefits of bilingualism
- The advantages of early immersion
- Cultural responsiveness
- The importance of parental involvement and how to engage the parents to get their children speaking
- Providing engagement strategies for your monolingual students while at home
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through high school teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders.
About the Presenter
Melanie Rogers, M.Ed., leads Rosetta Stone’s Training Team in providing consultative implementation training for language learning programs. She is involved in all facets of training development, delivery, and coordination. She is passionate about lifelong learning and helping others achieve their learning goals.
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Rosetta Stone Inc. provides cutting-edge interactive technology that is changing the way the world learns languages. The company’s proprietary learning techniques—acclaimed for their power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone—are used by schools, businesses, government organizations and millions of individuals around the world. Rosetta Stone offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (like English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). The company’s core belief is that learning to speak a language should be a natural and instinctive process, and that interactive technology can activate the language immersion method powerfully for learners of any age.