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Literacy in Spanish and English

Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five million English learners (ELs) being educated...

$25K Grant Competition for All Colleges in Americas

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative is offering new grant competitions as the administration’s signature education initiative in the Western Hemisphere designed to foster region-wide prosperity through increased higher education collaboration. Competition 3 (RFP...

Tips for Virtual Teaching and Remote Learning

The current surge in distance learning will have long-term effects on education worldwide as districts implement and manage more digital transformation in school administration and curriculum. Because of technology’s influence on careers of the future,...

Language Learning with a Side of Art to Go

With the international threat of COVID-19, educators and families face the problem of keeping students separated while still providing language enrichment programs when faced with shuttered schools and reduced capacities. These are challenging times...
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­Lozenges Help Refugees Learn Swedish

Owners of the Swedish throat lozenge Läkerol, famed for its slogan “Makes People Talk,” are putting their money where their mouths are by creating Let’s Talk, an app that lets refugees learn Swedish with...

The Science of the Bilingual Reading Brain

“We are plural. The I is an illusion: bilinguals know this, they are hybrid like the words...

November 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: The World as We Speak Our forum for changes in world language Animating Young Learners Jenn Reese describes how a new, animated TV show is inspiring love for languages from an early age Taking...

New Presidential Advisors on Hispanic Education

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Announces New Members of the President’s Advisory Commission; Commissioners Hold Their First Meetings at The White House. Click for full story https://languagemagazine.com/?page_id=2392

The Change We Need to Make

Research done in the last 40 years confirms the power of providing “a rich supply of storybooks,” otherwise known as fiction. Studies consistently show those who do more pleasure reading have higher competence in...

Celebrating the Linguistic Self

Last spring, as the pandemic raged on outside my student dorm, I found myself mentally chained to the desk where I would now have to undertake fieldwork for my master’s degree in second-language education...
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