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Recognizing Language Disorders in Multilingual Children

Communication is a human right, in any and all languages. Children of all backgrounds start communicating from birth, though this communication looks and sounds...

Background Knowledge and Where to Get It

Stephen Krashen argues that those who read more know more Wexler (2023) has pointed out that a reader’s background knowledge is a significant predictor...

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Reading Across America

Read Across America week commenced on March 2. This celebration of literacy also commemorated the birthday of Dr. Seuss and promoted his book, The...

Donating Your Textual Body to Science

Linguists, sociologists, anthropologists, and psychologists want you to donate your text messages to science. The text4science project, also known as sms4science, aims to build...

Timing of Reclassification Key to ELL Dropout Rate

The National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) at the University of California, Los Angeles has released a new report comparing student enrollment...

The Bogus Argument to Increase Testing

Stephen Krashen argues that assessment alone cannot improve achievement Few people are aware of the astonishing amount of testing the U.S. Department of Education is...

Reach Out and Read (Aloud)

Stephen Krashen with an inexpensive, simple approach to closing the equity gap in literacy “Doctors, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals incorporate Reach Out and...

Multilingual Matters

Maria Maldonado reminds us why language education is still so important in this age of automated communication The Royal Academy of the Spanish Language which...

Making Learners Click with Digital Storytelling

Nile Stanley and Brett Dillingham see the value in connecting learning literacy, language, and technology through storytelling What Is Digital Storytelling? Storytelling is the oldest form...

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