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United for Bilingual Education

As we move further into the millennium, many national and local educational systems are considering how best to meet the changing needs and demands they face, especially in developing countries. Arising from those reflections...

STEM Is Not Only a Course, It’s an Experience

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is not a single course. First, let me explain what STEM stands for. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math. You may also see STEAM,...

English Divide in Francophone West Africa

Sub Saharan Africa ranks among the regions in the world where education exclusion is the highest. In fact, according to UNESCO Information Statistics: “Over one-fifth of children between the ages of about 6 and...

The Benefits of Recognizing Biliteracy

Multilingual learners at West Aurora High School in Illinois garnered outstanding results when personally invited to a free testing opportunity to earn biliteracy recognition. The project shows great promise for English learners everywhere. The...

TOEFL Post Pandemic

Just as the rest of the education industry has learned, adapted, and pivoted over the last two and a half years, so too has ETS’s TOEFL® program. And while we have always been customer-centric,...

Content, Language, and Culture Learning Targets

Lesson planning is a political act. Schools in the US, at the core, are designed to promote a...

Graduating Options

As a high school teacher, I am often asked by both students and parents, which is the better option? For more than half a century, high school students have had the opportunity to enroll...

Can Teaching English Like Spanish Close the Achievement Gap?

If you have even a passing knowledge of Spanish, you know the ns in montaña are different. You can see it. But English isn’t like that. The as in car and care and race...

Breaking Down Barriers

It is “almost impossible for anyone working in the field of language teaching to have avoided encountering the...

Evolution of the Latin Script across Ancient Civilizations

The Latin script, one of the most widely used scripts today, is believed to be derived from...
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