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Language Adapts, Students Adapt—Why Not Students’ Language Tests?

Imagine you are trying to build strength. You go to the gym every day, lift weights, and then come home to rest and recover....

Co-Teaching for Capacity Building

Whether you are a school or district administrator, a coach or fellow educator, you must have encountered a colleague who felt lost when assigned...

Retooling from the Classroom to the Workplace

When COVID-19 began to spread, businesses and schools had to suddenly shift to remote ways of working and learning. This uncovered a major problem....

Queering English Language Classrooms

Working with queer English learners requires close attention to their emotions and feelings, prior to or in conjunction with the teaching of language and...

Literacy

Queering English Language Classrooms

Working with queer English learners requires close attention to their emotions and feelings, prior to or in conjunction with the teaching of language and...

I Am My Language

“I am...

Recommendations for Long-Term English Learners

Ten years after their groundbreaking publication Reparable Harm called attention to California’s long-term English learners (LTELs), Californians Together has released Renewing Our Promise, a...

Literacy in Spanish and English

Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five million English learners (ELs) being educated in today’s public schools. The mastery...

World Language News

Hawai’ian Lawmakers Apologize for Language Suppression

The legislature adopted House Concurrent Resolution 130 (HCR 130), which recognizes and apologizes for the damage caused by Act 57, a law passed shortly...

Nicaragua Demands Language Academy Closure

At the end of last month, the Nicaraguan government asked the parliament to close the Nicaraguan Academy of the Language (Academia de la Lengua...

Enthusiasm for Chinese Grows in Liberia

Chinese language and cultural studies will be offered as an undergraduate degree course for the first time at the University of Liberia and other...

Promoting Spain’s Linguistic Diversity

Last month, directors from the Cervantes Institute (Spanish), the Ramón Llull Institute (Catalan), the Etxepare Euskal Institutua (Basque), and the Galician Culture Council (Gallego)...

Resources

APH Louis Website Gets New Look, Improved Search

American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is celebrating the launch of a completely redesigned Louis website and updated search interface. Named after Louis...

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Enthusiasm for Chinese Grows in Liberia

Chinese language and cultural studies will be offered as an undergraduate degree course for the first time at the University of Liberia and other...

Promoting Spain’s Linguistic Diversity

Last month, directors from the Cervantes Institute (Spanish), the Ramón Llull Institute (Catalan), the Etxepare Euskal Institutua (Basque), and the Galician Culture Council (Gallego)...

Spanish Media Denied Comment in Wake of School Massacre

Texas law enforcement ended a long press conference on the Robb Elementary School massacre without taking a single question from Spanish-language media. Speakers of...

Dread and Delight as Québec Passes Strict French Law

Called Bill 96, Canada’s Québec province passed into law its fiercely fought French language bill last month. The new law will impose penalties on...

Professional Development

Co-Teaching for Capacity Building

Whether you are a school or district administrator, a coach or fellow educator, you must have encountered a colleague who felt lost when assigned...

Practical PD

In...

What We Say and How We Say It

Even behind masks or through a screen, the language that educators use is one of the most powerful tools available to build...

Rebound: Turning Our Attention to Acceleration

Pandemic teaching was hard. It stretched and pulled us. We worried about our students and their...

State Teaching Certification

Elementary and secondary school teachers in most...
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