Literacy/ESL

Transferring Language

  Ana Albir describes the development of a digital tool to help English learners in both mainstream and ESL classes   One...

Literacy Starts in the Library

Literacy is the foundation of everything we do for our learners. Reading is a required skill for every subject,...

Breaking the Comprehension Barrier

Felicia Rateliff and Brian Pitts report on the technology a Texas school district is using to solve ELL...

Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week was celebrated September 24-30, 2017.  National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week raises public awareness about the need and value of adult education and...
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Study Links Toddler’s Screen Time to Slower Speech Development

In recent years, young children and toddlers have been increasingly exposed to handheld devices. It’s become commonplace to see babies playing games on tablets, smartphones, and other technological devices,...

Talk, Read, Talk, Write

Nancy Motley suggests a routine for literacy in all content areas Teachers often feel immense pressure to cover too much material in too little time. They work tirelessly to ensure...
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$20 Million in Federal Grants for ELL Teacher Development

The U.S. Department of Education’s...

Celebrate International Literacy Day

Literacy in a digital world Today,...
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“Fortune” -A New Drama Series for English Language Learners

Two filmmakers from New Zealand have recently completed a new drama for worldwide English Language Learners (ELL’s)...