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Conquering U.S. Admission Exams

Philip Bates shares how international students can effectively prepare for the SAT and ACTI’ve had conversations with high school students from India to...

Getting Social in the Classroom

Jennifer Parker offers suggestions to help you co-create with social media so that everyone has a voiceThe average person takes less than 90...

Stressing Classy Communication

In a midsized school, a veteran second-grade teacher is working diligently with her students on a unit called Taking Shape. An aspect of Irene’s teacher...

Seal of Biliteracy Goes Global

Linda Egnatz is impassioned by the expanding reach and motivating power of the Seal of BiliteracyGlobal Community International...

Alaska’s First and Second

Daniel Ward asks Brandon Locke and Victor Santos to discuss how Anchorage School District is leading the revitalization of the U.S.’ second-most widely spoken native language, Yup’ik,...

Multilingual Matters

The Royal Academy of the Spanish Language which is one of the authorities regulating and preserving the changes that occur in the Spanish language, in...

Language Advocacy For the Children’s Sake

Kathleen Stein-Smith believes that we need to shift paradigms in world language education and advocacyIn addition to providing academic and cognitive benefits, knowledge...

Acquiring Academic Literacy from the Inside

Throughout the U.S., there is a sizeable population of international students from mainland China studying at colleges and universities. Among the varied difficulties during the...

From Language Skills to Teaching Prowess

There are many paths to becoming a teacher of a second or foreign language: for some, it’s the natural progression from studying a language; others start by...

Beginning Reading

Stephen Krashen examines the (huge) role of stories and the (limited) role of phonicsThe goal of beginning reading instruction...