Language in Bloom

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Language in Bloom is a learning solutions company that specializes in a task-based approach to instructional design.

The name Language in Bloom alludes to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley where I live (the Bloom is the nickname for the area’s annual Apple Blossom Festival) and it also captures the natural cycle of growth that describes the process of acquiring a new language. The seed of inspiration needs to be planted, then that skill needs to be cultivated and cared for in order for it to grow, flourish, and bloom.

Examples of our projects include: 


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Tammy Bjelland, founder and director of Language in Bloom, is an experienced language trainer, curriculum designer, and course creator. She moved to the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia after she returned to the US from Spain, where she lived off and on for a total of five years. Her passion for developing effective learning solutions for individuals and organizations comes from her intrinsic love of learning and her wish to make others’ learning experiences as successful as possible.

About the blog: One person, many perspectives

The Language in Bloom blog is a series of observations by me, Tammy Bjelland, about all things involving teaching, learning,  language, and instructional design. These observations are told from my perspective(s) as a student, instructor, teacher trainer, entrepreneur, and a citizen of the world