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The Role of Equity in the Assessment of English Learners

Teresa Krastel argues for administering tests for ELs in their home languages camp refugee, syrian girl showing one eye, closing mouth Imagine you and a...

Arabic for America

In a highly globalized world, in which country borders are increasingly permeable and the migration and movement of peoples is becoming the norm, language and cultural competencies...

Online Chat with Purpose

Chita Espino-Bravo offers advice on teaching and assessing conversation in a Spanish virtual course Teaching any virtual conversation class is full of challenges, especially...

Box Tops for Education now offering an app

Box Tops for Education is now offering an app that allows users to scan their store receipts and earn money for local schools. The Box Tops program,...

Understanding Dyslexia and How Alternative Teaching Methods Can Help Breed Success

In some cases, a dyslexia diagnosis may mean that alternative teaching methods might be necessary to help children be successful, for it is through empowerment of bright...

Helping Students Find Their Voices

Imagine being a student whose family has recently immigrated to the U.S. Your family is often struggling to make ends meet, is undocumented, and lives in poverty....

Urge Congress to Support the Legacy of Esther Martinez

The Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act strengthens Tribally-developed Native American language revitalization programs across the country. The program recognizes and honors...

Curing Initiative Fatigue

For many educators, the beginning of the school year is the best of times and the worst of times. It’s exciting to prepare for a new year...

Talk, Read, Talk, Write

Teachers often feel immense pressure to cover too much material in too little time. They work tirelessly to ensure that their students are adequately prepared for the...

Skills for a Multilingual, Global Learning Community

In our increasingly diverse and global society, many students are in classrooms receiving instruction in a language that is not their primary language and engaging in new...