Features

Destination Andalucía

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

California League of Schools Summer Institute

Proven K-12 Practices for English Learners Featuring Dr. Kate KinsellaBy Dr. Kate Kinsella

Finding Drive

There is no question that one’s success in any task is closely related to motivation. Learning...

Dyslexia and the English Learner Dilemma

The American educational system has a difficult time understanding dyslexia and an even harder time identifying...

Literacy

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

During the summer months, young children lose literacy gains made during the school year, a phenomenon...

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...

Drawing on Ideas for Language Learners

For more than 40 years, education researchers have advocated the use of concept mapping as an...

World Language News

Google Translate Camera Gets Automatic Upgrade

The Google Translate camera app has long been a source of quick and convenient translation. Simply hold...

Playing With Other Children Affects Toddlers’ Language Skills

According to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, any toddlers who have more...

Cherokee Leaders Declare State of Emergency

The three federally recognized tribes of the Cherokee people have declared a State of Emergency for the Cherokee...

Teaching America What Counts

Whether or not the U.S. Census 2020 includes a citizenship question, it is likely that thousands and...

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

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 French Language Collective (Le collectif...

Destination Andalucia Video Blog Part 2

Bienvenidos! Here is part two on my video blog, where I talk about class, excursions, and what it's like in Granada. If...

Quality, Not Quantity

Andy Kaufman urges U.S. schools to recognize and credit Costa Rican immersion schoolsAs...

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...