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MELL Policy Briefs

Since 2008, MELL has been producing a series of policy briefs designed to share information on world language learning in Washington state. MELL contributors, analysts, designers, and editors include: Aysha Haq, Debbie Warnock, Marta Burnet, Michele Anciaux Aoki, Nicole Page, Richard Thornton, Russell Hugo, Sue Webber, and Tamara Leonard.

- Policy Brief #15 Summer, 2014: Dual Language Programs Expanding in Washington | PDF

- Policy Brief #14 Summer, 2014: Trends in High School Language Offerings 2004-2013 | PDF

- Policy Brief #13 Summer, 2014: Mapping Languages Taught in Washington High Schools - 2013 | PDF

- Policy Brief #12 Fall, 2013: Trends in High School Language Offerings 2004-2012 | PDF

- Policy Brief #11 Fall, 2013: Mapping Languages Taught in Washington High Schools - 2012 | PDF

- Policy Brief #10 Fall, 2013: Languages Taught in Washington's High Schools and Community Colleges - 2013 | PDF

- Policy Brief #9 Spring, 2012: Online Language Learning Through the Digital Learning Department | PDF

- Policy Brief #8 Winter, 2010: Languages Taught in Washington's High Schools and Community Colleges | PDF

- Policy Brief #7 Winter, 2010: Mapping Languages Taught in Washington High Schools -- 2009 | PDF

- Policy Brief #6 Winter, 2010: Trends in High School Language Offerings 2004-2007-2009 | PDF

- Policy Brief #5 Fall, 2008: Taking a Closer Look at High Schools that Offer German | PDF

- Policy Brief #4 Fall, 2008: Mapping Languages Taught in Washington High Schools | PDF

- Policy Brief #3 Fall, 2008: Explaining a High School's Likelihood of Offering World Languages | PDF

- Policy Brief #2 Summer, 2008: Taking a Closer Look at High Schools that Don't Offer World Languages | PDF

- Policy Brief #1 Winter, 2008: Establishing an Understanding of World Language Teaching Trends in Washington | PDF


Presentations

We have presented on the MELL Project at workshops and conferences:

Dual Immersion Summit in Vancouver, WA October 11, 2012
- MELL Update Dual Immersion Survey - Presentation by Marta Mikkelsen from the University of Washington
presentation | handout
- View other Summit resources at: http://www.k12.wa.us/WorldLanguages/DualImmersion.aspx.


WAFLT Conference in Pasco, WA October 15, 2011
- Mapping & Enhancing Language Learning (MELL) Update
main presentation | presentation on indigenous languages | handout


American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA April 2009
- At A Loss For Language: Factors Determining World Language Instruction In Washington's High Schools | PDF
presented by Debbie Warnock

WAFLT/COFLT Joint Conference in Vancouver, WA October 10, 2008
- Predicting Languages Taught in Washington High Schools | PPT | PDF
- MELL County Maps | PPT | PDF

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