Features

A Time for Reflection

Ingrid T. Colón argues that self-examination is critical for dual-language educatorsHistorically, in the U.S.,...

‘UNConference’ Highlights Professionalism of Language Contractors

Views on the classification of interpreters and translators will be on offer in Huntington Beach, California.The Association...

Bridging the Gap Between Awareness and Action

Trey Calvin explains how to advocate for America’s languages

International Year of Indigenous Languages Website is Launched

The International Day of the World's Indigenous People's is well-timed for UNESCO to launch a...

Literacy

Preschool Reading Boosts Language Skills by Eight Months

Eight months is a big difference in language skills when you are looking at children aged under five.

Recognizing Gifted English Learners

The National Center for Research on Gifted Education (NCREGE) has published a study, commissioned...

EdTech for English Learners

U.S. Department of Education data show that English learners in grades K–12 in U.S. public schools in the 2015–16 school year numbered over five...

1 in 4 Students is an English Language Learner: Are We...

Despite a push to train and recruit more bilingual teachers, school counselors, and school administrators, the US is facing a shortage of educators who...

World Language News

Indigenous Migrants Denied Linguistic Access

Newly released research by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMSNY) suggests that “the denial...

Bilingualism No Problem for Children with Down Syndrome

Children with Down syndrome can and do become bilingual. Initial findings of a research study at Bangor...

L.A. Set for First Teachers’ Strike in 30 Years

VENICE, CA - JANUARY 10: Teachers, retired teachers and parents show their support for UTLA in...

Preschool Reading Boosts Language Skills by Eight Months

Eight months is a big difference in language skills when you are looking at children aged under five.

Resources

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...

Languages

K-pop Inspires Korean Learners

For the first time ever, the No 1 album in the U.S. features lyrics sung mostly in Korean. Love Yourself: Tear by K-pop group...

French Genders Get Political

The French prime minister, Édouard Philippe, has banned “inclusive writing” in official texts, clamping down on attempts to make the French language more female-friendly. Moves...

Louisiana Joins La Francophonie

The state of Louisiana is now a member of the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF). Its application as an observer member was accepted...

Spain’s Student Ambassador Program

This program is part of the initiative “Study in Spain“ developed by the Trade Commission – Embassy of Spain in Miami, Florida. The goal...

Professional Development

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...

Webinar: Educating in the “Present Tense”

Two of Language Magazine's favorite contributors, Amanda Seewald and Linda Egnatz are presenting a webinar for world language educators tomorrow (Oct 11) @ 7pm...

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...

Assessment for Project-Based Learning

Defined Learning has launched its latest extension to Defined STEM, the new Portfolio Assessment Manager, which is designed to help teachers grade project-based assignments...