Professionals in Education Advancing Research and Language Learning
What can PEARLL do for you?resources and services for world language educators
A self-assessment tool and online portfolio (aligned with criteria identified in the TELL framework) providing educators opportunities to reflect on their teaching practices and chart their professional growth.
Video Library of
A dynamic platform showcasing crowdsourced videos of high-quality instructional strategies.
A series of self-guided multimedia learning modules to help educators see links among the professional growth goals they have identified in Catalyst, the classroom library of practices, and other professional learning resources.
Models for face-to-face and virtual coaching of language educators, to provide support for teachers and instructors throughout the academic year.
A network of K-12 classrooms and districts developed in collaboration with the National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages (NADSFL) that exemplify the application of TELL framework criteria and provide regional models that support language educators.
A network that develops support models for community college language instructors as they navigate a unique set of challenges.
Covering a variety of topics including language teaching principles, best practices for professional development, and research findings through regular newsletters and through the podcast We Teach Languages.
In 1990 Ellen Moir described six emotional phases that new teachers go through: anticipation, survival, disillusionment, rejuvenation, reflection, and anticipation. It seems likely that these are actually emotional phases that all teachers go through each year to varying degrees. It’s impossible to characterize the past school year as a typical one and therefore unlikely that all educators experienced each phase in the same way or to the same degree.July 2, 2021
Since the early spring of 2020, teachers of every subject, at every level, have put in enormous amounts of work to educate students in remote and hybrid formats due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They have drawn on old and new tools including textbooks, guided independent study, and educational applications accessible online. However, teachers of world languages face some unique challenges because of the specific demands of effective world language teaching.January 26, 2021
Are you getting ready for a virtual conference? COVID has forced many if not all professional organizations to rethink their traditional conference format. There is much to like about virtual conferences, but there are a few things to consider so that you can get the most out of your virtual conference experience.November 16, 2020
October 13, 2020