Features

Catering to Individual Differences

Kevin McClure explains how developments in neuroscience can help students receive the instruction that they alone require All language teachers know from their teaching experiences...

The Agency of Artificial Intelligence

Peter Foltz, Eric Hilfer, Kevin McClure, and Dmitry Stavisky explain what artificial intelligence (AI) means for the teaching of language and literacy Peter Foltz: Artificial intelligence...

The Bilingual Advantage in the Global Workplace

Mehdi Lazar identifies the four traits that give bilinguals a competitive edge  For the last 30...

Making Connections That Count

Roberto Rivera explores the vital connection between social and cultural competence—for both students and...

Literacy

Reading Illustrated Story Books ‘Just Right’

A new study, “Goldilocks Effect? Illustrated Story Format Seems ‘Just Right’ and Animation ‘Too...

Literacy as a 21st- Century Survival Skill

Brooke Foged and Jenny Hammock share their insights into fighting generational illiteracy with...

Stamina in Silent Reading

Elfrieda H. Hiebert offers literacy adviceIn all likelihood, you are reading these words silently. Silent reading is the mode in which adults typically read....

States’ Commitment to English Learners Examined

Two reports have been submitted to the U.S. Department of Education which examine the...

World Language News

Koko, Signing Gorilla, Dies at 46

Koko—the gorilla known for her extraordinary mastery of sign language, and as the primary...

Fulfilling the Technological Promise

Language Magazine asks luminaries in the EdTech landscape what to expect and what we can hope for in 2018I am hoping that school district leaders...

Multilingual Students Succeeding in the U.S.

A new study finds that scores from students who speak a language other than...

Early Language Key to School Success

Kim Echart of the University of Washington News reports on a new study...

Resources

Be Global Ready on June 22

Language Resources for Teachers & Schools Join the U.S. Department of Education for an in-person and online Be Global Ready event to share resources to...

Languages

Russia Launches French TV

Russian state broadcaster RT is launching a French-language channel, months after being accused of...

Reports of OELA’s Demise Hopefully Exaggerated

Advocacy groups are denouncing a proposed merging of the federal Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) into the Office for Elementary and Secondary Education...

Did Ford’s Model T Kill Midwest German Dialects?

After decades of research, University of Kansas researcher William Keel believes it was Henry...

Spanish Fades with Generations

Although U.S. Latinos believe it’s important for future generations of Hispanics to speak Spanish...

Professional Development

Binational California Professional Development

CABE Binational Project GLAD in partnership with Sistema Educativo Estatal (SEE) de Baja California and Project GLAD National Training Center is offering a summer/fall...

TESOL Unveils its Six Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners

TESOL International Association has released a “set of universal guidelines drawn from decades of research in language pedagogy and language acquisition theory.” The 6...

B.O.O.S.T. Your Instruction!

Anne Paonessa finds ways to make the most of class contact timeWhat is the one universal truth for all teachers regardless of the country...

Interpreting and Translating

Not all linguists make great teachers, so a career in translating or interpreting may be the right move, especially since the U.S. Bureau of...

Academic Language Matters

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