Features

The Role of Equity in the Assessment of English Learners

Teresa Krastel argues for administering tests for ELs in their home languagescamp refugee, syrian girl showing one...

Arabic for America

In a highly globalized world, in which country borders are increasingly permeable and the migration and movement...

Online Chat with Purpose

Chita Espino-Bravo offers advice on teaching and assessing conversation in a Spanish virtual course

Box Tops for Education now offering an app

Box Tops for Education is now offering an app that allows users to scan their store receipts...

Literacy

New Media Literacy Resources Available Online

California reacts to the "fake" information crisisThe California Department of Education (CDE) has...

Help Your Students Slide Up, Not Down, Over the Summer

During the summer months, young children lose literacy gains made during ...

Connecting the Community

Tracey Smith makes integrating English language learners into her school’s community a lesson in empathy

Making Learning Come to Life

“Ultimately, the outcome of maker education and educational makerspaces leads to determination, independence, and creative problem...

World Language News

Experts Not Hopeful on Vietnam’s English Targets

Education experts are expressed concern that the targets set for Vietnam’s foreign language proficiency are set to...

Educating English Learners with Disabilities

California Department of Education (CDE) has released the much-anticipated “California Practitioners’ Guide for Educating English Learners with...

$2.5 Million Grant for University LCTL Programs

Michigan State University has been awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...

Is the Internet Making Us Dumber? Lol, no.

Facebook posts and text messages are far from being bastions of grammar. People’s communication online has an informal...

Resources

New Spanish Program for Early Grades

Alba y Gael is a new series from Difusion for grades 2–6, designed to comply with the...

Languages

Online Chat with Purpose

Chita Espino-Bravo offers advice on teaching and assessing conversation in a Spanish virtual course

Poll Finds out What Latino Voters Want in Presidential Candidate

UnidosUS, the United State’s largest nonprofit advocacy organization, has recently released its 2020 National Latino Electorate Survey. The...

Destination Andalucía

Leanna Robinson rallies for Andalucía as a study abroad location for Spanish immersion

Macron Called to Protect French

In an open letter published in Le Parisien last month from the...

Professional Development

Poor Students, Rich Teaching

Solution Tree has released the revised edition of Eric Jensen’s best-selling book, Poor Students, Rich Teaching, along...

Corwin’s Five Recommendations for Building Professional Expertise

1. Tonya Ward Singer’s EL Excellence Every Day: The Flip-To Guide for Differentiating Academic LiteracyThis book has some...

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...

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...