Features

The Bilingual Teacher Shortage: A Vicious Cycle

Allison Briceño, Eduardo Muñoz-Muñoz, and Claudia Rodríguez-Mojica present reasons and suggest solutions for the chronic shortage of Spanish/English...

Conquering U.S. Admission Exams

Philip Bates shares how international students can effectively prepare for the SAT and ACT

Getting Social in the Classroom

Jennifer Parker offers suggestions to help you co-create with social media so that everyone has a voice

Stressing Classy Communication

In a midsized school, a veteran second-grade teacher is working diligently with her students on a...

Literacy

Making Learning Come to Life

“Ultimately, the outcome of maker education and educational makerspaces leads to determination, independence, and creative problem...

Drawing on Ideas for Language Learners

For more than 40 years, education researchers have advocated the use of concept mapping as an...

States Classify Long-Term English Learners Very Differently

Variations abound in state classification of long-term English learners (LTELs).The broadest study ever undertaken of long-term English learners (LTELs)...

Reaching English Learners Act Gains Support

TESOL International Association has pledged its support for the bipartisan Reaching English Learners Act (H.R. 1153, S....

World Language News

Report Reveals Lack of Speech and Language Funding

A new report by the Children’s Commissioner for England has revealed that spending on speech and language...

The Creativity of Human Language

Richard Lederer marvels at our capacity to invent languageFor most of us, language...

Ukrainian Presidents at Odds Over Language

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has approved a law which obliges all citizens to know the Ukrainian...

Keeping That Summer High

Language Magazine offers a brief guide to North American high schools and related summer programs for international...

Resources

Spoonfuls of Reading to Fundraise

Elementary schools often struggle with the parallel challenges of raising money to support a range of activities...

Languages

Destination Andalucia Video Blog Part 2

Bienvenidos! Here is part two on my video blog, where I talk about class, excursions, and what it's like in Granada. If...

Quality, Not Quantity

Andy Kaufman urges U.S. schools to recognize and credit Costa Rican immersion schoolsAs...

Destinación Andalucía Video Blog Part 1

Hola & Bienvenidos! Welcome to part one of Language Magazine's Video Blog for Destinación Andalucía, with me,...

Last Chance to Register for San Diego Spanish Conference

101st Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese (AATSP), ...

Professional Development

Poor Students, Rich Teaching

Solution Tree has released the revised edition of Eric Jensen’s best-selling book, Poor Students, Rich Teaching, along...

Corwin’s Five Recommendations for Building Professional Expertise

1. Tonya Ward Singer’s EL Excellence Every Day: The Flip-To Guide for Differentiating Academic LiteracyThis book has some...

Have Fun Learning

If kids are having fun while learning a language, it is much more likely they will enjoy...

Personalize Literacy and Language Instruction with OverDrive E-Books and Audiobooks

OverDrive offers teachers an ever-growing collection of tools for literacy and language instruction and access to an...

Spanish Resources

Some free online resources for Spanish teachers Teachers’ blogs: Miscositas www.miscositas.com Lori Langer de Ramirez offers a plethora of resources for Spanish teachers: Thematic curriculum units with...