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The Center for Applied Linguistics and the NFLRC are collaborating to improve the teaching of Chinese in grades K-5 by establishing an articulated, long-sequence program, and conducting longitudinal research on its implementation.

In collaboration with the Iowa Department of Education and Spanish Two-Way Immersion programs, the NFLRC is developing curriculum, providing professional development, and conducting longitudinal research.

To fulfill its mission of improving student learning of foreign language in kindergarten through twelfth grade throughout the U.S., the NFLRC supports varied initiatives described here.

The NFLRC’s research efforts, which include teacher action research, address effective teaching strategies, performance assessments, and new technologies.

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