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Parental Guidance Required

The unexpected transition to remote learning brought on by COVID-19 has led to a newfound respect amid both parents...

The Wonderful World of Words

Vocabulary is one of the Five Pillars of Literacy. A deep understanding of nuanced words is key for comprehension and spoken and...

From Watering Down to Challenging: Breaking Down the Wall, One Essential Shift at a...

DAN ALPERT: In Breaking Down the Wall, you underscore the problem of tracking English learners into lower-level courses in which “they experience...

Sustaining Community

While no one was prepared for the pandemic shuttering of physical school buildings, K–12 teachers of less commonly taught languages were perhaps the most accustomed to having...

Tips for Virtual Teaching and Remote Learning

The current surge in distance learning will have long-term effects on education worldwide as districts implement and manage more digital transformation in school administration and curriculum.

Creating and Curating Digital Content for Class

In the minutes before your next class is set to begin, take a quick look over your students as they come in and get settled. How many...

Podcasting into the Future

Do you listen to podcasts? With over 800,000 podcasts available as of December 2019, addressing just about any topic imaginable regardless of...

Enabling Heritage Language Reading

“All language is a longing for home.” When Rumi (Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, 1207–1273), a well-known Persian poet, wrote this in the 13th century, one could not...

The Science of Reading

Does reading really matter that much now that we’re in the digital age? Yes! In fact, in the...

From Monolingualism to Multilingualism: Breaking Down the Wall One Essential Shift at a Time

DAN ALPERT: What are the most important academic, cognitive, and cultural benefits of multilingualism? IVANNIA SOTO: There are so many benefits associated with multilingualism....
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