Families Celebrate Completion of Spanish Heritage Language Academy
Students, families, and educators celebrated their completion of the 2023 Spanish Heritage Language Academy (HLA) at UNC Greensboro on March 11. HLA is a long-standing partnership between UNCG and Asheboro City Schools. This program engages both students and families in project-based heritage language and cultural exchanges facilitated by ACS educators. Through the HLA program, students are not only learning the Spanish language, but also engaged in learning with their parents.
Dr. Ye He Awarded Grant to Improve Multilingual Learning Opportunities
Looking to improve the success of multilingual learners, Dr. Ye He, a professor in the UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, has been awarded a nearly $250,000 grant from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Project IGNITE Prepares Educators to Work With Multilingual Students
At the heart of the IGNITE program is the belief that access to quality teacher preparation is imperative for promoting equitable teaching for multilingual students and their families. […]
Karena Zhang (MAT TESOL) Active in Growth of State’s Mandarin Teaching
As the number of students interested in learning Chinese as a heritage language or foreign language continues to grow, the number of Mandarin dual language/immersion (DL/I) programs across the state of North Carolina has also increased. According to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, there are now 22 Mandarin DL/I programs in the state. […]
MAT TESOL Student Receives Fulbright ETA Award
Among those honored by the highly selective Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program was UNC Greensboro student Alex Holmes. A member of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) master’s program, Homes was selected to travel to Poland for the program. In 2021-22, just three awards were issued from among nearly 60 applicants […]