Web-based Learning in the Age of Coronavirus
The Joint National Committee for Foreign Languages (JNCFL) has published this list of resources and lessons for teachers of World Languages to use as we try to provide instruction to students remotely. Check the DESE World Languages website for updates and resources as they become available.
Massachusetts Foreign Languages Curriculum Framework
Created in 1999, the MA Foreign Language Curriculum Framework are organized into four strands - communication, cultures, comparisons, and communities. The standards are currently being studied for revision.
Research to Inform the Massachusetts World Language Standard (June 2019)
Seal of Biliteracy
The graduating class of 2019 was the first class of Massachusetts students who were eligible to earn the State Seal of Biliteracy. For more information go to the Seal of Biliteracy website.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA)
Recognizing Massachusetts' Outstanding World Languages Educators
Every year, MaFLA chooses one outstanding teacher in the field of World Languages to be recognized for their efforts and accomplishments. Congratulations to Rebecca Blouwolff at Wellesley Middle School for being honored as not only the MaFLA Teacher of the Year, but also the NECTFL Teacher of year. #aMAzingEducators
Andy McDonie , M.Ed.
Language Acquisition Support Specialist-World Languages