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December 2014

Preparing Children on the Range Claudia Miner examines the challenges of getting early education to minority children in the most rural environments Mutual Benefit Heather Tyler explains how the service learning model works for all participants Music to...
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Staying on Point With Common Core (CCSS)

Ryan East celebrates the factual rigor demanded by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) People cannot even agree over basic facts any more. Unfortunately, current political...

Tandem Santiago

Tandem Santiago–Escuela de Idiomas Violeta Parra has been offering Spanish immersion courses since 1992, making it one of the oldest specialist schools in Chile. The school has been awarded the Excellence Award from LanguageCourses.net...

August 2009

Suckering the Supreme Court August 2009 Cover The confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor are affording the American people an invaluable insight into the ingrained prejudices that prevail in our...
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February 2014

Teaching Across the Board Margarita Calderón explains why developing a whole-school approach to English learners’ academic achievement is key to Common Core implementation Learning by Extension Jonathan Harper explains how to build a community-based teacher-training program online Venerable...

Understanding Dyslexia and How Alternative Teaching Methods Can Help Breed Success

In honor of National Dyslexia Awareness Month, Eric Horowitz examines this learning difference and suggests assistance to help students overcome it   In some cases, a dyslexia diagnosis may mean that alternative teaching methods might be...
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Blending to Test

Julie Damron and Jennifer Quinlan assess student outcomes in the blended classroom Located in Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University (BYU) is a private institution with one of the nation’s largest language teaching programs—70% of students...
February 2017

February 2017

Inside February 2017 : Community Service  Jason Stricker explains how the Supporting Teacher Effectiveness Project helps create professional learning communities that work No Method in the Madness Ann Abbott Carol Gaab questions the value of traditional teaching methods in the...

Language Aid for Haiti

California's Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) is providing thousands of language "survival" products to U.S. forces assisting relief operations in Haiti. Out of the nearly 20,000 language products that...
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Millions for Linguistic Research

The Institute of Education Sciences has granted more than $100 million for education research across a wide array of subjects and topics. Over one-fourth of the 57 grants for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 funded...
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