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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...

Changing It Up

Pam Allyn and Carol  Chanter offer four ways to transform the  professional  learning experience “So many of the teachers in my large district need more...

Apply Now for Study Abroad Diversity Scholarships

American Councils Diversity Scholarship Fund has supported 65 students across seven study abroad programs in 11 different countries American Councils for International Education is offering three Presidential Diversity...

Cooperative Construction

Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove examine the architecture of co-assessment practices for English learners The topic of assessment often...

A Time for Reflection

Ingrid T. Colón argues that self-examination is critical for dual-language educators Historically, in the U.S., deficit perspectives about linguistically diverse...

‘UNConference’ Highlights Professionalism of Language Contractors

Views on the classification of interpreters and translators will be on offer in Huntington Beach, California. The Association of Language Companies (ALC) will be hosting its annual UNConference January 17-19,...

Bridging the Gap Between Awareness and Action

Trey Calvin explains how to advocate for America’s languages Imagine if we thought about math the same way we...

International Year of Indigenous Languages Website is Launched

The International Day of the World's Indigenous People's is well-timed for UNESCO to launch a special website (link is external) dedicated to the International Year...

A Statistically Significant Success Story

Kate Kinsella and Theresa Hancock offer a compelling story about a successful program that put hundreds of adolescent English learners on the pathway to success   According to an assessment by the Institute of Education Sciences,...