Washington Post
| by Chris Berdik

Luis Millones, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Spanish, was the lead in a Washington Post story about personalized learning at King Middle School in Portland, Maine. Millones, an immigrant from Peru, was interviewed by seventh-grade girls for a project on immigrant stories. What did he miss about his country, the girls asked. “I miss the sound of the language, because it kind of fades away,” he said. “I miss also some tastes, like Peruvian chili and fruits like the lucuma, which I can never find anywhere else.” The article goes on to discuss an educational approach that’s a “mix of personalized and social learning that has been a mainstay for 25 years at King, a founding member of a school network called EL Education” the article reports.

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