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Facilitating Sustainable Virtual PD

Whether teachers are instructing entirely online, face-to-face, or in a hybrid capacity, the one constant this school year will be instructional technology.

Without Active Listening, Students Fall on Deaf Ears

Rumi in the Language Classroom Series Vol 2 (See Vol 1 of the series here.) One of the Rumi’s poems...

Spanish-Speaking Announcer Sues Over Discrimination in New York

Luis Grandison, a Black Spanish-language horse-racing announcer who worked for the New York Racing Association was paid half the salary his English-speaking white counterparts received before he...

Jumpstart Launches New Online Math and English Assessments

Jumpstart Test Prep announced the launch of their new online Math and English assessments that are included with their ACT Math and English subject area purchases. Each student...
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Research Reveals Children’s Linguistic Superpower

Infants and young children have brains with a linguistic superpower, according to Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists, who found that unlike adults who use a specific areas...

Low Adult Literacy Costs U.S. $2.2 Trillion a Year

According to a new study released by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and Gallup examining the impact of adult literacy on the U.S. economy, the...
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Young Bilingual Brains May Age Better

Bilingual children and adolescents may grow up with more grey matter, according to a new study published in Brain Structure and Function,...

Celebrate UN International Literacy Day

Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond International Literacy Day 2020 focuses on “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and...

Singapore Removes Racist Chinese-language Book

Singapore publisher Marshall Cavendish Education has apologized for any misunderstanding caused to readers after its Chinese-language children’s book Who Wins? was removed from all of the country’s...

End the System of School Segregation

One of the most disturbing realities of the U.S. education system is that schools remain largely segregated by race, ethnicity, and language more than 60 years after...
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