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Celebrate Mother Language Day!

On International Mother Language Day 2018, celebrated on 21 February every year, UNESCO reiterates its commitment to linguistic diversity and invites its Member States to celebrate the day in as many languages as possible...

Make English Truly a World Language

The Caribbean Sea encompasses over 7,000 islands, including the famous tourist destinations of Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and Barbados. Taken all together, the Caribbean islands, sometimes referred to as the West Indies, are incredibly...

The Power of Prior Knowledge

According to the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP, https://www.nationsreportcard.gov/reading?grade=4), approximately a third of students across grade levels demonstrated reading proficiency. The precise figures were 35% in fourth grade, 34% in eighth...

Literacy in Spanish and English

Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five million English learners (ELs) being educated...
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Elementary Practicals

Lisa Lucas discovers what we can learn from the UK’s mandating of world language education in all elementary schools from second grade The British government, in recognition of the value of language learning in early...
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Tools for Achieving Oral Fluency

Marsha Appling-Nunez finds help for the multilevel ELL classroom Many new English language learner (ELL) instructors first begin teaching with the idea that their students will be terrified to speak English. Like many other teachers,...

$25K Grant Competition for All Colleges in Americas

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative is offering new grant competitions as the administration’s signature education initiative in the Western Hemisphere designed to foster region-wide prosperity through increased higher education collaboration. Competition 3 (RFP...

February 2010

Invest in Teachers Teacher quality is key to the success of our schools and our children. No matter how you judge success, there can be no doubt that students do better in testing, are more...
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January 2011

Cautious Optimism As we enter the New Year, we continue to be challenged economically which, in turn, aggravates social tensions. But there are signs to the optimists amongst us that suggest we are moving toward...
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