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Around the State

Ryan Wertz and Kathy Shelton, World Language Consultants Ohio Department of Education As the 2018-2019 academic year ends, we at the Ohio Department of Education would like to express our sincere gratitude for a job well done. Ohio continues to … Continue reading

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AROUND THE STATE

Ryan Wertz and Kathy Shelton, World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education Happy New Year, everyone! We hope 2019 will be a year full of energized teaching and learning, one marked by significant proficiency gains and intercultural development for your … Continue reading

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AROUND THE STATE

Ryan Wertz and Kathy Shelton, World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education We would like to begin by welcoming everyone back for the 2018-2019 academic year. It’s shaping up to be an important year for world language educators here in … Continue reading

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AROUND THE STATE

Ryan Wertz, Kathy Shelton and Paula Sondej, World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education Ohio Seal of Biliteracy In our last Around the State article, we provided you with some important, initial information about Ohio’s new Seal of Biliteracy Program. … Continue reading

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Around the State

Preparing for the Implementation of Ohio’s New Seal of Biliteracy Program Ryan Wertz, Kathy Shelton, and Paula Sondej, World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education As the school year gets underway, the excitement building around Ohio’s newest language-based program is … Continue reading

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Around the State

Backward Design of World Language Curriculum Ryan Wertz, Kathy Shelton and Paula Sondej World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education “But how do I implement all this?!” This is the most common question we hear from teachers during professional development … Continue reading

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What is a Seal of Biliteracy and What Will It Mean for Ohio Language Learners?

Ryan Wertz, Kathy Shelton and Paula Sondej World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education On November 30th, the Ohio Legislature passed Ohio Senate Bill 3, which – among other things – created a provision for an Ohio Seal of Biliteracy. … Continue reading

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