The case for foreign language courses

(photo courtesy of AGAWAM Public Schools) “To remain competitive in this century this country must focus on creating a globally competent work force.” Clarissa Adams Fletcher, ACTFL‘s 2011 National Language Teacher of the Year, began her case for foreign language learning with clear reasoning. While the United States is pushing the STEM initiative subjects, science, … Continue reading

Obama: science, technology, engineering and math are the future

(Photo courtesy of Education is Destiny) If you had to choose the subject of the future, what would it be? Could you even choose? President Obama certainly did with the new STEM Initiative. STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math, includes $260 million to help move American students back to the top of … Continue reading