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Podcast Index for Teachers, Parents and School Superintendents

Here’s an index of podcasts by subject matter for teachers, parents and school administrators.

Dual Immersion—for those interested in the benefits of teaching languages in the elementary schools

Episode 24         Dual-Language Education, Report #1: The Revolution Begins
Episode 25         Dual-Language Education, Report #2: Winds of Change

Go-To for Teachers—encouragement and ideas

Episode 12          Eastern Star: The Nick […]

Jackie Kennedy’s Prowess as a Polygot

 

When President John F. Kennedy traveled to West Berlin on June 26, 1963, he wanted to assure the people there—who were literally walled off from the eastern portion of their city by Communist Russia—that Americans stood with them. Ever the classicist, Kennedy drew from the ancient Romans’ statement of Civis Romanus sum¸ “I am a […]

Steve Leveen’s Response in the WSJ

 

Ed. Note: A July 16, 2017 op-ed in the Wall Street Journal maintained that “fluency in coding is a more useful skill than French, Spanish or Russian.” Steve disagrees! Here is his letter to the editor that was published in the July 25th print edition of the Journal.

The world is not headed toward one […]

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