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Beginning Reading

Stephen Krashen examines the (huge) role of stories and the (limited) role of phonics The goal of beginning reading instruction...

Bringing Parents In

Veteran second-grade teacher Nadya Abu-Rish explains how every educator can foster a learning environment centered on open and honest communication

Justice for All!

Ayanna Cooper poses the questions that count for educators of English learners A simple but powerful question for all...

Global Voices: I Dream That My Language Lives

Over the course of 50 weeks in 2019, Global Voices plans to host 50 Latin American language activists on its @ActLenguas Twitter...

Technology and Speaking

Julie Vorholt shares six activities to incorporate technology into your speaking class in any language Are you a speaking...

Languages, Plants, and People

Marta Kongarayeva, a last speaker of Tofa. Photo courtesy of Thomas Hegenbart and Living Tongues Institute. K. David Harrison on Environmental Linguistics

Head Start & Framing Bilingualism as an Asset

Aaron Loewenberg highlights some of the ways Head Start is adapting to serve young dual language learners across the country

Celebrate International Mother Language Day Today

This year’s theme of international mother language day is indigenous languages as a factor in development, peace, and reconciliation, as 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous...

Breaking Barriers in Communication while Illustrating our Humanity

Michelle Zimmerman explores how artificial intelligence (AI) can facilitate communication and storytelling, and, thus, learning LEILA: Why isn’t it talking? CUB: Is it a...

Children’s Rights to Read Pledge

More than 1,000 individuals and organizations, representing over 50 countries; 30 organizations; 20 schools, districts, and universities; and 175,000 students, have pledged support to the International Literacy...