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April 2015

Cutting to the Common Core Constructive Conversations Constance Dziombak finds that quality academic conversations help ELLs to clarify and express their arguments Audio Dissection Seventeen-year-old Akshay Swaminathan shares his technique to improve world-language comprehension Harnessing the Power of...

Conquering U.S. Admission Exams

Philip Bates shares how international students can effectively prepare for the SAT and ACT I’ve had conversations with high school students from India to South Korea, and they all want to attend a university in...

Staying Connected in a Time of Crisis

If the current crisis has taught us anything, it is that people and organizations are more adaptable and innovative than it was previously imagined. In fact, processes that it was thought would take years,...
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­Lozenges Help Refugees Learn Swedish

Owners of the Swedish throat lozenge Läkerol, famed for its slogan “Makes People Talk,” are putting their money where their mouths are by creating Let’s Talk, an app that lets refugees learn Swedish with...
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Obama Launches English for All

The U.S. Department of State and Peace Corps have launched English for All, a new initiative highlighting the U.S. government’s commitment to helping people around the world learn American English. The U.S. government invests...

First Chinese Scripts?

Archeologists in China are debating the significance of recently discovered inscriptions dating back 3,000 years. The Global Times, China’s state-run newspaper, reported that the inscriptions, unearthed at the Zhuangqiaofen archaeological site in the eastern province of...

A Common Wish Amongst Our Children

My studying abroad experience started five years ago. Five long, sometimes short years, depending on my challenges, studying the Spanish language and all its glory in Dallas, Texas--a city filled with Hispanic culture. I...

July 2013

Recognizing U.S. Spanish Armando Guerrero recommends decisive action to stop the exclusion of the American Spanish vernacular in the classroom Cutting to the Common Core: Decoding Complex Text Rebecca Blum-Martínez offers a strategy to help English learners...
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A Country of Many Canadas

Learning French in Canada has never been easier, and the quality has never been better It’s not surprising that close to 200,000 students come to study in Canada every year, and that number looks set...

Teaching in the Atolls with no Virus Count

Welcome to CMI.  Our in-class classes never stopped. Things are the same. We waited and waited, then the virus never came. Walking around here, living life, nothing is different from before. I live in what usually...
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