Features

Eureka!

Hands down, reading is one of the most powerful tools for facilitating acquisition of vocabulary—whether it is...

Dyslexic Learners Inform Instruction

After 25 years as a classroom teacher of Spanish, German, and English, I decided to make reaching...

The Challenge of Teaching Poetry

As Franklin Roosevelt famously stated in his 1932 inaugural address, “The only thing we have to fear...

Comic Relief

Comic strips or books are very useful to help the learning of French, whether they are used...

Literacy

ILA Hosts Virtual Town Hall on Anti-Racism

The International Literacy Association (ILA), in partnership with Kwame Alexander, award-winning children's book author and founding editor...

The Wonderful World of Words

Vocabulary is one of the Five Pillars of Literacy. A deep understanding...

Feds Lay Out Rules for English Learners during Closures

The U.S. Department of Education has issued a factsheet clarifying states’ responsibilities to English learners (ELs) and...

Free Audio Skills Courses for a Million Adults

Cell-Ed has announced that is has partnered with the state of New York, the Barbara Bush Foundation,...

World Language News

Conversations with Experts in Multilingualism

Aida Walqui, the director of WestEd's Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) initiative will lead a dozen conversations over...
Group of multi-ethnic five little kids children African American, asian and Caucasian happiness together with friend to draw colour pencil to full colour of picture in living room or class room

Congress Urged to Enact Antiracist Education Policies

In light of recent demands for racial justice, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, NAACP,...

Supreme Court Expands State Funding for Religious Schools

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling penned by Chief Justice Roberts, has deemed that a...

Early Learning Programs Stretched by Pandemic

Early Edge California and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) released their research brief, California’s Early Learning...

Resources

Jul. 6 is the deadline for HACU Scholarship Program applications

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is accepting applications for its scholarship program until 11:59...

Languages

French-Medium Education Wins Big in Canada

After a ten-year battle, Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that the province of British Columbia has...

‘No Barrier’ to Chinese Becoming ‘Global Language’

Australian author and professor Dr. Jeffrey Gil, of Flinders University in Adelaide, claims there is “no barrier”...

French Suffering in Canadian Crisis

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended Health Canada’s decision to bypass laws requiring labels and services in...

50 years of Francophonie

The date March 20 is recognized by the OIF as the International Day of La Francophonie. The...

Professional Development

Teach For America Moves Summer Institute Online

Teach for America is largely known for its Summer Training Institute, and this year the nonprofit is...

Webinar: Promoting SEL & Character Development in Young Children is a...

To help educators and parents teach Social-Emotional Learning and character development during school closures, Aperture Education and The Character Tree have partnered...

NAFSA organizes eConnection following cancellation of 2020 annual conference

Since the cancellation of the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo, NAFSA member-leaders and staff have developed...

McGraw-Hill and NWEA Connect Curriculum and Assessment

McGraw-Hill and NWEA have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on how best to make assessment...

How to Succeed in Distance Education

With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many schools are closing their doors and shifting students and faculty...
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