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Transforming Reading Instruction

1. Millions of people, including me, learned to read with the help of Reading Mastery. Why change such a successful product? Although Reading Mastery...

Beyond Crises: Imagining Families and Communities

The recent shootings of Asian Americans and whether these will be considered hate crimes, tornadoes ravaging the Southwest and elsewhere, and fears of uncertain...

After Whiteness

From the canon to hiring practices to the classroom,...

“Who You Be?”: Welcoming in the Language of Critical Love

And I love myself(The world is a ghetto with...

Literacy

Transforming Reading Instruction

1. Millions of people, including me, learned to read with the help of Reading Mastery. Why change such a successful product? Although Reading Mastery...

Rumi in the Language Classroom Vol 7: Operational Definition

Rumi in the Language Classroom Vol 7 See Vol 1 hereSee Vol 2 hereSee Vol 3 hereSee Vol 4 hereSee Vol 5 hereSee Vol 6...

Words Matter – The Case for Shifting to “Emergent Bilingual”

Throughout IDRA’s almost five decades, we have paid close attention to how we speak about people in terms of race or ethnicity, gender, etc....

Rumi in the Language Classroom Vol 6: Learner Differences

Rumi in the Language Classroom Series Vol 6 See Vol 1 hereSee Vol 2 hereSee Vol 3 hereSee Vol 4 here See Vol 5 here In...

World Language News

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No Downside for Bilingual Kids

A first-of-its kind study in U.S.-born children from Spanish-speaking families has found that minority language exposure does not threaten the acquisition of English by...

Taking Digital Communication to Heart

As pandemic-induced school shutdowns have accelerated remote learning, the importance of personal connections between students, their teachers, aides, mentors, and peers has become a...

Transforming Reading Instruction

1. Millions of people, including me, learned to read with the help of Reading Mastery. Why change such a successful product? Although Reading Mastery...

Rumi in the Language Classroom Vol 7: Operational Definition

Rumi in the Language Classroom Vol 7 See Vol 1 hereSee Vol 2 hereSee Vol 3 hereSee Vol 4 hereSee Vol 5 hereSee Vol 6...

Resources

Chinese Writing Contest Now Open for Submissions

MSL Master, a Hong Kong-based education solution company, is now accepting submissions for its first-ever Chinese Writing Contest. In an effort to encourage Chinese language...

Languages

Virginia Launches ASL support for COVID-19 Call Center

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals across America are still struggling with a lack of access to information...
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Cervantes Counters Spanish Sexism

On International Women’s Day last month, Spain’s Instituto Cervantes and publisher Penguin Random House launched the Guide to Non-Sexist Communication (Guía de comunicación no...
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Move to Egalité for French in Canada

Since its adoption of the Official Languages Act in 1969, Canada has been an officially bilingual country—that is, the nation has recognized both English...

Pakistan Set to Make Arabic Mandatory

After a near unanimous vote, the Senate of Pakistan has adopted a new education policy requiring students in the capital city of Islamabad to...

Professional Development

Registration Open for 2021 Global Teaching Dialogue

Alumni of the U.S. Department of State’s Teacher Exchange Programs and other global education leaders will share best practices for globalizing curricula, tips for...

Beyond Crises: Imagining Families and Communities

The recent shootings of Asian Americans and whether these will be considered hate crimes, tornadoes ravaging the Southwest and elsewhere, and fears of uncertain...

“Who You Be?”: Welcoming in the Language of Critical Love

And I love myself(The world is a ghetto with...

Creating a Culturally Responsive Teaching Ecosystem

Culturally responsive teaching (CRT), a research-based approach that makes meaningful connections between what students learn in school and their cultures, languages, and life experiences,...

Applications for 2021 ALAS Scholarship Award due Sept. 30

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS), in partnership with Curriculum Associates, is now accepting applications for its 2021 ALAS Scholarship Award. Applications...
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