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Cutting to the Common Core: Analyzing Informational Text

Kate Kinsella tackles the particular challenges of preparing learners to be able to analyze and discuss complex informational text The Common Core State Standards (CCSS, 2010) for reading focus heavily on students gathering evidence, knowledge,...
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October 2013

Cuban Expressionism Rose Eichenbaum captures Cuba’s love for communication in dance, music, and art Cutting to the Common Core: Analyzing Informational Text Kate Kinsella tackles the particular challenges of preparing learners to be able to analyze and...

Love is … multilingualism

Yesterday, the European Commission celebrated the annual European Day of Languages (EDL) by encouraging Europeans to learn how to say “I like you” in 24 languages. International EDL speak-dating evenings for linguistically adventurous types were held in...
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Leveling the Playing Field with High-Speed Internet

Tina Walker sees the closing of the digital divide as key to overcoming the achievement gap President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative calls for 99% of America’s students to be connected to the internet through high-speed broadband...
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September 2013

Leveling the Playing Field Tina Walker sees the closing of the digital divide as key to overcoming the achievement gap Mutual Understanding Clorinda Donato and Pierre Escudé explain how intercomprehension is the basis for their Multilingual Romance...

Cutting to the Common Core: Making Vocabulary Number One

Dr. Kate Kinsella offers strategies for prioritizing vocabulary for competent text analysis, discussion, and constructed response Shifts in Text Emphases and Response Tasks The Common Core State Standards (CCSS, 2010) call upon students to tackle increasingly...
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A Country of Many Canadas

Learning French in Canada has never been easier, and the quality has never been better It’s not surprising that close to 200,000 students come to study in Canada every year, and that number looks set...

A Country of Many Canadas

It’s not surprising that close to 200,000 students come to study in Canada every year, and that number looks set to double over the next few years. Canada’s quality of life has been ranked in...

Estonia Suppresses Russian

Moscow has accused the Estonian government of denying the rights of the Russian-speaking Estonian population in response to a rejected petition for four Russian-language high schools in Tallinn. Konstantin Dolgov, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s envoy for...

First Chinese Scripts?

Archeologists in China are debating the significance of recently discovered inscriptions dating back 3,000 years. The Global Times, China’s state-run newspaper, reported that the inscriptions, unearthed at the Zhuangqiaofen archaeological site in the eastern province of...
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