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Celebrating Multilingual Learner Identity through Personal Narrative Instruction

The social isolation and countless hours of silent, independent assignments young linguistically diverse scholars have endured during the past year of online learning have...

Translanguaging as a Transformative Force in Literacy

Translanguaging is a 21st-century way of thinking about language and the language practices of emergent bilinguals that takes a perspective of strength and is...

Special Children, Special Care

With COVID-19, many schools are utilizing online instruction. At...

All Englishes Matter

The exclusive or predominant use of inner-circle Englishes in...

Literacy

California Bill Would Redefine Dual Language Learners

A new bill in the California State Assembly could change the way educators work with and accommodate the unique needs of dual language learners...

Día Turns 25

Each year on April 30, libraries, schools, parks, and community organizations across the nation observe El día de los niños, El día de los...

Celebrating Multilingual Learner Identity through Personal Narrative Instruction

The social isolation and countless hours of silent, independent assignments young linguistically diverse scholars have endured during the past year of online learning have...

Translanguaging as a Transformative Force in Literacy

Translanguaging is a 21st-century way of thinking about language and the language practices of emergent bilinguals that takes a perspective of strength and is...

World Language News

Infants Capable of Complex Language Processing

A new study published in Cognition suggests that infants may have more advanced linguistic understanding than previously believed. Conducted by a team of researchers...

Rumi in the Language Classroom Vol 5: The Pain of Professional Development

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

California Bill Would Redefine Dual Language Learners

A new bill in the California State Assembly could change the way educators work with and accommodate the unique needs of dual language learners...

Studying Abroad Improves Fluency and Lexis ‘Rapidly’

Study abroad programs are a mainstay of university language departments all over the world—and for good reason, too. Studying abroad—even for a relatively short...

Resources

Nominations for 2021 Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame Now Open

Swing Education, a staffing application for substitute teachers, is now accepting nominations for its third annual Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame. The Substitute Teacher...

Languages

Greeting Card FELIZ DIA INTERNATIONAL DE LA MUJER - HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN S DAY in Spanish language Silhouette of woman with purple hair filled with the words EMPOWERED WOMAN on yellow background

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...
Highway shield of the Trans-Canada highway/Transcanadienne in Quebec.

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...

White House Relaunches Spanish Website

In his first day in office, President Biden’s administration relaunched online Spanish-language communications that had been previously discontinued under the Trump Administration. The Trump...

Professional Development

Rumi in the Language Classroom Vol 5: The Pain of Professional...

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

CARLA Announces Dates for 2021 Summer Institutes

The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) has announced the dates for its 2021 Summer Institutes. CARLA Summer Institutes are geared toward...

Reimaging/Reimagining America’s Oldest Language Association

Last summer’s civil unrest, BLM protests, and the inequities laid bare by the pandemic forced much reevaluation. The teachers of Spanish and Portuguese were...

Crafting Motivational Narratives

Language teachers have an attitude problem, but not in...

Crafting Motivational Narratives

Language teachers have an attitude problem, but not in the usual sense. If anything, we may care about our work too much. We love...
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