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Teacher Resources for Black History Month

Looking Back to Move Forward Ayanna Cooper shares teacher resources for Black History Month Black History Week began as a week-long celebration to acknowledge achievements of Black Americans and other people of African descent 91 years ago. During...
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French Cinema on Demand

TV5MONDE USA has launched the first video-on-demand (VOD) cable platform devoted entirely to French-language films in twelve major markets on Comcast systems around the U.S. It will be available to Comcast customers who are subscribers...

Russia to Broadcast New RT Channel in France

Russia’s international network RT will be broadcasting in French next year, the Moscow Times reported. RT—a television network funded by the Russian government—has frequently been called a propaganda outlet for the Russian government, and...

Reading, Writing, and Giving Back

Kristal Bivona gets inspired by voluntary literacy projects Non-governmental organizations have more opportunities to serve and support education than ever today as pressure increases on schools to look beyond public funding. Here are two nonprofits...

‘Home of Hispanic Cultures’ to Open in LA

The Cervantes Institute will open its first center in Los Angeles, which will be "the home of Hispanic cultures," according to Cervantes director Luis García Montero. Announcing the...

Using a Broad Brush

Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields: Psychology, Business, Brain Science, and More. Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields: Sports, Arts, Design, and More....
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Celebrate National American Sign Language Day

National ASL Day is a day of observance celebrating American Sign Language. On April 15, 1817, the first school for the deaf in the...

Hip-Hop Informs the Education Classroom in New Book

Professor Edmund Adjapong, program director in the Department of Educational Studies at Seton Hall University, has published the second volume in a...
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Spanish Media Lacking Diversity

GLAAD, the pressure group for acceptance of the LGBTQ community, has released its second annual Spanish-language media report, Still Invisible/Todavía invisibles (https://www.glaad.org/stillinvisible-todaviainvisible). The bilingual report analyzes the LGBTQ characters in primetime scripted television airing...

Washington Post Launches New Spanish-Language Post Opinión

The Washington Post has launched a new Spanish-language opinions section on their website, Post Opinión. The section pulls from editors cross-border in Washington D.C....
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