Features

Understanding Dyslexia and How Alternative Teaching Methods Can Help Breed Success

In honor of National Dyslexia Awareness Month, Eric Horowitz examines this learning difference and suggests assistance to help students overcome it In some cases, a...

A Multi-Sensory Approach

Candice Bixman-Murphy shares her best practices for teaching conversational and academic EnglishThe Walter...

Intercultural Mediation

Ian Akhbar stresses the importance of appropriate cultural education How shall I talk...

Strengthening Oral Proficiency with RICH

Ligia Martinez offers a strategy for Heritage Speakers of the Language“Good writing...

Literacy

Dual Language Learners Lacking in Preschool

The Migration Policy Institute and the National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy have released a new report on the young Dual Language Learner (DLL)...

Transferring Language

 Ana Albir describes the development of a digital tool to help English learners in...

Literacy Starts in the Library

Literacy is the foundation of everything we do for our learners. Reading is a...

Breaking the Comprehension Barrier

Felicia Rateliff and Brian Pitts report on the technology a Texas school district...

World Language News

Dutch Courage? Alcohol May Actually Help Improve Foreign-Language Skills

It’s a popular belief that alcohol helps improve speaking skills for a foreign language, but the belief can be easily passed off as a...

Dual Language Learners Lacking in Preschool

The Migration Policy Institute and the National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy have released a new report on the young Dual Language Learner (DLL)...

Study reveals how bilinguals use emoticons to find consensus

UAlbany professor part of team looking at collaboration among astrophysicists in the United States and France Co-authors on the article are Cecilia R. Aragon and...

Tailoring Instruction

Digital assessment helps a California district to adapt to student needs By 2025, one in four public school students will be an English language learner. As...

Resources

Avant Helps Teachers Assess

This fall, Avant will launch Avant ADVANCE, an online teacher-training system. ADVANCE helps teachers correctly assess student responses from novice to advanced on the...

Languages

Italian Language Week Celebration Begins

The 17th Annual Week of the Italian Language in the World from October 16-21, 2017 is a cultural event which promotes Italian not only...

$3 Million for Irish Language

Irish language groups have received increased funding. According to the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe’s budget speech, the Department is allocating new funds to...

French President Launches New Bilingual Fund

French president Emmanuel Macron personally launched a new fund to support French-English bilingual programs...

Hindi Speakers Asked for Cooperation

Indian president Ram Nath Kovind has asked Hindi speakers to give more respect and...

Professional Development

Interpreting and Translating

Not all linguists make great teachers, so a career in translating or interpreting...

Academic Language Matters

Scott B. Freiberger faces the challenge of helping English learners get the right register As...

The Art of Teaching

M. Elhess, E. Elturki, and J. Egbert offer strategies to support creativity in the language classroom“Our students aren’t creative,” claimed one of the language teachers in the...

What Does Good Blended Learning Look Like?

Stephen Noonoo shares best practices for blended learning programs that workDuring the past few...

Taking Teaching to New Heights

Denise Murray examines the future of the TESOL profession in preparation for next month’s international summitWhat are the megatrends (political, economic, social, intercultural, legal,...