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Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) MOOC

Our self-paced, 5-module Envisioning PBLL MOOC is now open through March 31, 2023. Registration (FREE) is open through February 24, 2022. Sign up today!

2023 Summer Institute: Project-Based Language Learning in Action

Dates/Location: May 31-June 7, 2023, Honolulu, HI
Application deadline: March 17, 2023
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ICLDC 8 Early Registration Open

8th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC): Centering Justice in Language Work

Deadline for discounted rates: January 31, 2023.

NFLRC FUNDING CONTINUED TO 2026

We are pleased to announce that the NFLRC has received continued Title VI grant funding for 2022-2026, making it the longest continually-funded Language Resource Center in the U.S. Click to learn about our future projects & events.

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Project-Based Language Learning (Pebbles) Repository

The Project Repository is a collection of standards-based instructional blueprints for instructors with instructions to guide the implementation of a project. 

Current Initiatives

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Project-Based Language Learning

Explore our immense array of resources for educators interested in incorporating PBLL into their language classrooms.

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Online Language Pedagogy

Professional learning resources for online language teaching through webinars & TED-Ed lessons.

Upcoming Events

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March 2-5, 2023: 8th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation

 Early registration deadline: January 31, 2023

May 31-June 7, 2023: Project-Based Language Learning in Action Summer Institute

Application Deadline: March 17, 2023

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Event Calendar

See what’s coming up or go back in time!

Professional Learning

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Online Courses, Webinars, & Series

Browse professional learning resources.
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Conferences & Symposia

Learn more about our many academic events.

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Summer Institutes

Intensive professional learning for K-16 language educators.

Teaching Resources

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Teaching Languages Online

Nearly 50 TED-Ed lessons to help you design your online course.

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Universal Design for Learning in World Languages

7-episode podcast on how we can use Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in our work as language educators

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High Leverage Teaching Practices

7 TED-Ed lessons based on the book Enacting the World of Language Instruction: High-Leverage Teaching Practices

Open Access Journals

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Language Learning & Technology

Rated in the top 20 journals both in linguistics and education by the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports since 2007. The refereed online journal Language Learning & Technology seeks to disseminate research to foreign and second language educators in the U.S. and around the world on issues related to technology and language education.

Est. 1997

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Language Documentation & Conservation

Est. 2006

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Reading in a Foreign Language

Est. 1983

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Second Language Research & Practice

Est. 2020

Materials & Publications

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Open Educational Resources

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Pragmatics Series

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Podcast Collection

Language Resources

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Less Commonly Taught Languages

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Heritage Language Learning

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Language for Specific Purposes

Assessment

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Integrated Performance Assessments

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Rubrics in Language Assessment

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Program Evaluation in Foreign Language Education