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Inside Language Magazine July 2017 Issue The Case for Comprehensible Input Stephen Krashen provides the evidence to support his hypothesis of second-language acquisition Being Multilingual: Making My Dreams Come True Liliana Isabella Honeywood Sánchez, sixth grade, writes poetry and an essay about her multilingual experience Speaking Spanish Vista Higher Learning’sNorah Lulich Jones explains how their new Senderos program gets students speaking...

March Edition

In this issue: Helping Academic English Learners Develop Productive Word Knowledge Dr. Kate Kinsella offers evidence-based instructional practices to advance students’ verbal and written command of critical words Language Teacher vs. Acquisition Facilitator Carol Gaab focuses on the learners in front of her, not on a method, a curriculum, or a plan Multilingual Myth Busting Kathy Stein-Smith uses linguistic and cultural knowledge as weapons in the battle against...

October 2016 Issue Out Now

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What’s the Secret? Jennifer Helfand  verses on the ‘musts’ of language learning Crucial Connections Diane Barone encourages parents and teachers to work together to support English Learners’ literacy acquisition Honing Heritage Learners Maria M. Carreira describes the challenges of teaching mixed classes Working for Every Student’s Right to Read Donell Pons, an educator and ‘reluctant expert,’ shares her personal mission to help students...

September 2016

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In Our September Issue:  Stressing Classy Communication Margo Gottlieb and Gisela Ernst-Slavit know that academic language is important for all students and essential for English language learners Testing Benefits Mariana Castro shows what language proficiency assessments have to offer educators of English Learners Helping Students Find their Voices Adrienne Almeida examines the unique challenges that ELL students face and the impact these challenges have on their...

January 2008

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Vote for a Change As we enter 2008, there is a sense of optimism in the U.S despite ongoing international conflicts and gloomy economic indicators. The only explanation for this paradox must be that the need for change is the common thread in nearly all the prospective presidential candidates’ platforms, and the impetus to break with the old is...

February 2008

An Educational Stimulus It now seems inevitable that the U.S. economy will go into recession over the next year. Economic analysts will disagree about the causes, its severity and its duration, but one thing we can be sure of is that we will be told that there is not enough money to properly fund our schools and asked to make...

March 2008

Redrawing the Political Langscape Now that the Republicans have chosen their Presidential candidate and the Democratic contest is reaching its climax, political analysts across America are searching for demographic indicators to help predict the outcomes of primaries in the key states of Ohio and Texas this month. Pundits have been quick to claim that supporters can be classified according to...

April 2008

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Entrepreneurial Educators As the specter of recession looms large in government accounting offices nationwide, and lawmakers, confronted with the “unexpected” prospect of diminishing tax revenues, are slashing education budgets with abandon, the only real surprise should be that it took so long for the bubble to burst. For several years, economists have warned that growth levels were not sustainable as...

May 2008

Reading All Formats Barely a week goes by without the release of a new report highlighting the growth of the literacy crisis in the U.S. At the same time, we are constantly hearing about the achievement gap between white and minority students. And then, there is the dilemma of the digital divide. Of course, all three of these problems are...

August 2008

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Creating Global Classrooms As fuel prices inflate the cost of travel and concern for the environment increases, the ideal that everyone should have the opportunity to study abroad becomes less attainable. At the same time, such trips and other intercultural experiences are being recognized as an essential part of education in our global economy, so we have to make the...