August 2019 Inside the Issue

Overcoming Barriers to Kindergarten Readiness for ELLs

Isaac Troyo believes the key is connecting with communities and families

The Synergy of Theory, Practice, and Language

José Medina and Luis Javier Pentón Herrera stress the importance of teacher training specifically designed for K-8 dual language (Spanish-English) immersion programs

Finding Our True North in the Edtech Revolution

Mark Pemberton of Studycat recommends playing games to make language learning fun

ISTE Roundup

Language Magazine has gathered clips from the leading brands and organizations that exhibited at the annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference

The Challenge of Teaching Poetry

Paul Cummins suggests that all teachers share the joy of poetry

Online Chat with Purpose

Chita Espino-Bravo offers advice on teaching and assessing conversation in a Spanish virtual course