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Digital Guide on the Side

Tanya Roscorla predicts the digital trends that will continue to grow in K–12 education in 2015 as learning becomes more student centered Throughout these trends, you’ll find several common threads. The first is a focus...

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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Academic Language Matters

Scott B. Freiberger faces the challenge of helping English learners get the right register As a TESOL professional with 17+ years of language and literacy...

Views on Turkey’s Educator Purge

Last month, Language Magazine published an article outlining the draconian measures being taken by the Turkish government against teachers in the wake of the failed coup attempt. Now, the Middle East Studies Association of...
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January 2012

Follow @langmag Shh… Don’t Mention Education As we’re entering a Presidential election year, we thought it would be interesting to compare the prospective candidates’ positions on language education. Despite several requests, none of the candidates were...
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Understanding Language

Kenji Hakuta and Martha Castellón present the challenges and opportunities for English Language Learners If you were a surfer, the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards would comprise something like an...
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Operation Accent

Justyna Kozyra-Bober asks if later learners are on an impossible mission to sound like natives After you get over the idea of sweet Felicity spying on the American government, the Cold War intrigues, complicated marriages,...
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November 2012

Improving Character Recognition in Chinese Stephen Krashen argues that meaningful reading is the route to literacy, whatever the language Accenting Improvements Lois Spitzer examines the sensitive subject of accent modification Stirring Up...
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Malaysian DJ Spins Sabeh

Atama Katama, a Malaysian DJ who has been spinning dance music across Malaysia for the past 15 years, has recently turned his attention towards indigenous issues and language. Katama, who has been playing dance...

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