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The Role of Equity in the Assessment of English Learners

Teresa Krastel argues for administering tests for ELs in their home languages camp refugee, syrian girl showing one eye, closing mouth Imagine you and a...

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...

The World’s Most-Educated Country

The fact that more than half of Canada’s residents have a college or university degree helps to make it a top destination for international education   Canada, known for its natural beauty, diversity, inclusive values, and...

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...

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...

2019: Year of ‘Spanish Language’

Last month, Spain’s culture minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo told Congress that, as part of the...

Reading Literature Not Only a Pleasure

Research proves that a good book stimulates the brain Just in case anyone needs another reason to encourage the reading of literature, researchers at Stanford University have come up with more proof that it’s good...

Cutting to the Common Core: Disrupting Discourse

Kate Kinsella recommends launching an Academic Language Campaign to prepare diverse learners for the Common Core State Standards The Common Core State Standards (CCSS, 2010) rolling out in 46 states aim to graduate all U.S....

Changing It Up

Pam Allyn and Carol  Chanter offer four ways to transform the  professional  learning experience “So many of the teachers in my large district need more...

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...