Teaching the Colorado Academic Standards in world languages is supported through a wide array of free instructional resources. This webpage lists just a few of these resources and will be updated regularly. If you are an educator in Colorado and have suggestions for a great free resource please email Anna Huffman. For additional opportunities please check Professional Development.
This page is currently organized by the following topics:
- ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines-our range level expectations resource
- Essential World Language Links
- Connecting to the world: organizations and resources to connect students and learning around the world
- Teaching and Learning World Languages
Essential World Language Links
TELL project: Teacher Effectiveness - What is the WL shared vision of what our teaching practices should and could be?
Connecting to the world: organizations and resources to connect students and learning around the world
TES Teaching resources: Resource site from the UK. Lots of free resources, lessons, etc. for all levels of language. Sign up first. Free.
AP Central: access information for the AP exams
Google World Wonders Project: a resource to virtually discover some of the most famous sites on earth in a variety of languages
BBC Languages: a wealth of free language lessons and activities for a variety of languages to learn languages online
Asia Society: developing closer ties between Asia and the West through arts, education, policy and business outreach.
The World Digital Library: an online cultural library in multilingual format
International Children's Digital Library: children's books in many languages
Foreign Language News and Newspapers: link to newspapers and news from around the world
Euronews: Latest world news (streaming video, too)
Cool Tools for Schools - Web 2.0 tools: a list of interactive tools with examples to help teachers integrate technology to enhance learning
Nandutí: Find information on real-life K-8 curricula, a selection of the best teacher-created materials for early foreign language learning, as well as other online resources
For website assistance in World Languages, please contact Anna Huffman.