Shh… Don’t Mention Education
As we’re entering a Presidential election year, we thought it would be interesting to compare the prospective candidates’ positions on language education. Despite several requests, none of the candidates were prepared to spell out their position on the political hot potato of bilingual education, or even the less contentious subject of funding world language education. It’s hardly surprising, seeing as education has been largely ignored by most of the frontrunners.
However, much can be gleaned from past positions and current manifestos: More.
An Act to Follow
Language Magazine asks the experts what legislation they would like to see enacted during the New Year
Lessons in Quality
Adam Cooke and Nick Sacco explain how the accreditation process is impacting their private language school
Mother Tongue Key to World Education Growth
A bilingual approach not only improves educational outcomes in developing countries but could help close achievement gaps in the U.S.
Taking Teaching to Task
Juan José Vázquez-Caballero on how to create curricula to allow language students to be more engaged, motivated, and prepared for the real world
Kristal Bivona swoons over San Diego as a study abroad destination
Celebrating Costa Rica’s Customs
Romy Morales suggests the inclusion of festivals to your itinerary or Spanish culture class
Richard Lederer and Metaphors Be With You