Catalyst is a social, online portfolio based on the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) framework. Developed out of a collaboration between the Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS) and Professionals in Education Advancing Research and Language Learning (PEARLL), it allows world language educators to:
With Catalyst, world language educators of all levels can connect with others to engage in meaningful collaboration and receive feedback on teaching practices. Workshop facilitators, department heads, and other professional mentors can encourage and support professional growth toward shared goals. Synchronous mentoring allows for real-time feedback.