Visit the International Education Week (IEW) website. The site contains promotional materials, an interactive quiz, and opportunities to post and view planned events around the world.
SCOLT’s Maurice Cherry, former Dimension editor and contributor, appeared in the June 3, 2006 edition of the New York Times. For Maurice’s comments on successful spelling bee champions, read the article, It Helps to Know a Lot More Than Basic E-N-G-L-I-S-H.
Contact the Congress of the United States of America and share your opinions about the importance of foreign language acquisition.
Learn more about HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES and SENATE Members. Please let legislators know the wonderful things that are happening in foreign language in your school and district. Invite your legislators to see learning in action in your classroom.
The League of Women Voters provides this website for easy access in locating your representatives.
For the latest information regarding foreign language legislation, visit the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (NCLIS) website.
What do you know about your own school and school district that you can share as information whether you are thanking a legislator for pro language support, asking for support, opposing legislation, or giving information? The following questions to be answered by you will help you have the information at your fingertips when you need it.