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World Languages Education Resources: Other Resources

Teaching resources for lesson plans related to world languages in the Pre-K-12 classroom.

Other Resources

All About Spain
The geography, climate, history and culture of Spain are described in words and photos. This site can be translated into English, Spanish or German.
Grades: 6 - 12
CNN en Español
The popular news site delivered entirely in Spanish, with weather, news, and other features that focus on the worldwide Spanish-speaking community.
Grades: 4 - 12
Cities, traditions, art and culture are the focus of this colorful site about Spain, which includes information about famous Spanish people and places.
Grades: 4 - 12
I Learn America--Human Library
Inspired by the film, I Learn America (available in streaming format through NJVid) the Human Library consists of first person stories of immigrant teens. Students must register to share their own stories. The stories may be sorted by categories including state, school, country of origin, etc.
Grades: 6 - 12
Newspaper Map
Searchable by language, name of newspaper or location this map gives access to the websites of newspapers from around the world. View in the original language or translated into over 50 languages.
Grades: 6 - 12
Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Executive Summary
Link to the Executive Summary of Standards for Foreign Language Learning developed in 1996 by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The third edition of these standards published in 2006 are available only in print.
Grades: K - 12
World Digital Library (WDL)
Established by the U.S. Library of Congress in collaboration with UNESCO and partner organizations around the world this free resource provides significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. Organized by place, time, topic, type of item, and contributing institution, resources can also be found by keyword search. Navigation and descriptions of resources are available in seven different languages. A text to speech option is available, as well as many other special features.
Grades: 7 - 12
World Weather Information Service
Official weather information for select cities around the world, compiled and sponsored by the Hong Kong Observatory. Forecasts are provided by the weather service in participating 234 countries. Available in 10 languages other than English.
Grades: 6 - 12