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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 countriesAmerican 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 learnersThe topic of assessment often...

A Time for Reflection

Ingrid T. Colón argues that self-examination is critical for dual-language educatorsHistorically, 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 languagesImagine 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,...

Making S-PACE for Grammar

Manuela Gonzalez-Bueno introduces a new model to teach second-language grammarThe complexities of teaching and learning a foreign language have been greatly explored over the last decades. By acknowledging that, in addition to grammatical competence,...

Decoding Versus Cognitive Ability

Terrie L. Noland believes we need to understand the automaticity of executing lower-level reading processes in order to master higher-level comprehensionAutomaticity is necessary in everything we do to enable us to move to higher-order thinking skills and perform tasks...