Features

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 special...

A Statistically Significant Success Story

Kate Kinsella and Theresa Hancock offer a compelling story about a successful program that put hundreds of adolescent English learners on the pathway to...

Making S-PACE for Grammar

Manuela Gonzalez-Bueno introduces a new model to teach second-language grammarThe complexities of teaching and learning a foreign language have been greatly explored over the...

Decoding Versus Cognitive Ability

Terrie L. Noland believes we need to understand the automaticity of executing lower-level reading processes in order to master higher-level comprehensionAutomaticity is necessary in everything we do to enable...

Literacy

Recognizing Gifted English Learners

The National Center for Research on Gifted Education (NCREGE) has published a study, commissioned during the Obama administration, with funding from the U.S. Department...

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...

Focus on Student-Centered Learning

In Future-Focused Learning: Ten Essential Shifts of Everyday Practice, published by Solution Tree, author Lee Watanabe-Crockett details how educators can shift instruction to focus...

World Language News

Europe to the Max

Planning to study in Europe? Be sure to check out our collection of tips so that you can experience more of the continent Paperwork Review all...

Simple Speech May Slow Autistic Children

A new study, published in Cognition, suggests that because parents speak to their autistic children using fewer words and less complex sentences than do...

Mother Tongue Affects What You See

In a recent study, published in Psychological Science, Martin Maier and Rasha Abdel Rahman at the Humboldt University of Berlin examined  how native language...

Bilingual Advocate to Head CA Education

Democratic Assemblyman Tony Thurmond managed to come from behind to emerge as California’s new superintendent of public instruction, beating out Marshall Tuck, a fellow...

Resources

Helpful Resources for Preservice and In-Service Teachers and Academics

Routledge’s books for K–12 world language teachers include The World Language Teacher’s Guide to Active Learning, 2nd Edition: Strategies and Activities for Increasing Student...

Have Fun Learning

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

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...

Libros In Español

Libros In Español is a new online bookstore for Spanish-Language titles in the U.S. to connect authors and readers. Its mission is to bring...

Focus on Student Centered Learning

In Future-Focused Learning: Ten Essential Shifts of Everyday Practice, published by Solution Tree, author Lee Watanabe-Crockett details how educators can shift instruction to focus...