Features

Newspapers, Childhood Reading Key to Strong Vocabulary

Researchers at London’s Institute of Education have found that children who are avid readers...

Revolutionize Reading Instruction!

David Boulton suggests a solution for low literacy rates in America  Plain Text BelowThe number...

Reports Highlight Mother-Language Use and ‘Superdiverse’ Classrooms

Two reports released by the Migration Policy Institute’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy...

2019: Year of ‘Spanish Language’

Last month, Spain’s culture minister Íñigo...

Literacy

Good Readers Read More

A new study of more than 11,000 7-year-old twins found that how well children read determines how much they read, not vice versa. Furthermore,...

Bilinguals Single Out Second Language While Reading

Reading and speaking in a second language can be difficult, especially when the second...

Advancing English Learner Equity in Math

Report Shows Promising Practices in California and Offers Key Recommendations A new report from The Education Trust—West finds promising practices around the state that are...

Year-Round Reading

Michael Haggen explains how summer reading is an integral and achievable part of every district’s comprehensive literacy plan With the end of another school year...

World Language News

Spanish Fades with Generations

Although U.S. Latinos believe it’s important for future generations of Hispanics to speak Spanish and the vast majority speak the language to their children,...

Latvia Drops Russian High Schools

Last month, the Latvian Parliament (Saeima) passed amendments to its education laws according to which ethnic-minority schools will have to transition to Latvian-only secondary...

Good Readers Read More

A new study of more than 11,000 7-year-old twins found that how well children read determines how much they read, not vice versa. Furthermore,...

Advancing English Learner Equity in Math

Report Shows Promising Practices in California and Offers Key Recommendations A new report from The Education Trust—West finds promising practices around the state that are...

Resources

Voxy Resource Video

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Languages

Spanish Fades with Generations

Although U.S. Latinos believe it’s important for future generations of Hispanics to speak Spanish and the vast majority speak the language to their children,...

Advancing English Learner Equity in Math

Report Shows Promising Practices in California and Offers Key Recommendations A new report from The Education Trust—West finds promising practices around the state that are...

Jordan’s Queen Supports Arabic Standards

Jordan’s Queen Rania attended the “Arabic Language Learning Standards for Native Speakers” document launch session at the fourth annual Teacher Skills Forum, hosted by...

2019: Year of ‘Spanish Language’

Last month, Spain’s culture minister Íñigo...

Professional Development

TESOL Unveils its Six Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners

TESOL International Association has released a “set of universal guidelines drawn from decades of research in language pedagogy and language acquisition theory.” The 6...

B.O.O.S.T. Your Instruction!

Anne Paonessa finds ways to make the most of class contact timeWhat is the one universal truth for all teachers regardless of the country...

Interpreting and Translating

Not all linguists make great teachers, so a career in translating or interpreting may be the right move, especially since the U.S. Bureau of...

Academic Language Matters

Scott B. Freiberger faces the challenge of helping English learners get the right register As...

The Art of Teaching

M. Elhess, E. Elturki, and J. Egbert offer strategies to support creativity in the language classroom“Our students aren’t creative,” claimed one of the language teachers in the...