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Urge Congress to Support the Legacy of Esther Martinez

The Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act strengthens Tribally-developed Native American language revitalization programs across the country. The program recognizes and honors...

Curing Initiative Fatigue

For many educators, the beginning of the school year is the best of times and the worst of times. It’s exciting to prepare for a new year...

Talk, Read, Talk, Write

Teachers often feel immense pressure to cover too much material in too little time. They work tirelessly to ensure that their students are adequately prepared for the...

Skills for a Multilingual, Global Learning Community

In our increasingly diverse and global society, many students are in classrooms receiving instruction in a language that is not their primary language and engaging in new...

Managing Diversity

“I know that I don’t have a background in working with English language learners, but aren’t you using far too many videos...

Destination Andalucía

Leanna Robinson rallies for Andalucía as a study abroad location for Spanish immersion There is nothing quite like learning Spanish in Spain. While...

California League of Schools Summer Institute

Proven K-12 Practices for English Learners Featuring Dr. Kate Kinsella By Dr. Kate Kinsella This summer I have the pleasure of...

Finding Drive

There is no question that one’s success in any task is closely related to motivation. Learning a language is no exception. But what is motivation?

Dyslexia and the English Learner Dilemma

The American educational system has a difficult time understanding dyslexia and an even harder time identifying children with dyslexia in order to provide the correct...

Let Learning Emerge

Complexity theory (CT) deals with complex, dynamic, and nonlinear systems. When I first encountered CT some 20 years ago, it was not in the context...