Bulletin: Heritage Languages
CALPER developed a multimedia instructional resource for teachers of heritage and domestic language learners that can be used by
directors in pre-service orientation courses for novice teachers; instructors of methods courses in foreign language and education programs;
and individual novice or experienced teachers who wish to advance their professional knowledge and skills. More information on Teaching Heritage and Domestic Language
The National Heritage Language Resource Center at UCLA will hold the
first International Conference on
Heritage/Community Languages from
February 19-21, 2010.
At ACTFL 2008, a Heritage Languages Special Interest Group (SIG) was
A State Task Force for the Preservation of Heritage Language Skills in Maryland was
established during the 2008 Maryland General Assembly session to investigate language preservation efforts currently made in Maryland and to
subsequently develop strategies that will help preserve world language skills in the state. Read press release.
New on the CALPER
Chinese" - Student workbook for the unit "Driving Cautiously."
Because the development of these materials is heavily subsidized by the U.S. Department of
Education, teachers may use the materials free of charge, but are required to register.