Print Edition

August 2006

IN THIS ISSUE: The World as We Speak Our forum for changes in world languages Will the Web Fulfill Its Educational Promise? Steven Donahue ponders the future of the convergence of technology upon the educational system and personal privacy Latest in Classroom Technology Hannah Zeiler and Fiona Nottingham check out the latest offerings for the language classroom The Lure of Remote Labs Dr. Richard Laden lays...

November 2006

IN THIS ISSUE: The World as We Speak Our forum for changes in world languages Is Dual Language a Family Affair Jay Parkes and David Rogers present the findings of the latest research into Family Support for Dual Language Enrichment Programs Going Global John Bierwirth and Lori Langer de Ramirez integrate cross-cultural experiences and foreign policy into their world languages curricula to foster...

January 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: Links to PDF documents online. For more, please click here to subscribe. The World as We Speak Our forum for changes in world language The President's Priorities As we celebrate the historic inauguration of America’s first minority President, Language Magazine asks five experts what the new administration should do for languages and literacy The Profits of Language Brokering Charise Pimentel and Tessara Sevin chart...

February 2017

February 2017
Inside February 2017 : Community Service  Jason Stricker explains how the Supporting Teacher Effectiveness Project helps create professional learning communities that work No Method in the Madness Ann Abbott Carol Gaab questions the value of traditional teaching methods in the language classroom The Art of Teaching M. Elhess, E. Elturki, and J. Egbert  offer strategies to support student creativity ¡Qué guay! Tania Ruiz discovers how ‘cool’ Spain’s Valencia region is as...

January 2017

Inside January 2017 : Chinese Puzzle  As we move toward the goal of a million American K-12 students learning Mandarin, fears that the language is too difficult must be overcome Spanish Strife Ann Abbott  sees tensions in Spanish programs that cannot hold What Should the New President Do for Education? Language Magazine  asks key figures in the world of language education what President Trump should do to...

June 2009

All Abroad During these difficult economic times, the idea of the government spending $800 million to help Americans study abroad may seem unrealistic. However, the benefits of a million Americans traveling abroad every year far outweigh the cost which, when compared to the bailouts, seems like a bargain. Last month, the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act was introduced by...

January 2008

January 2008 Cover
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...

July 2006

IN THIS ISSUE: The World as We Speak Our forum for changes in world languages It's Not Just French! Constance Dziombak argues that the benefits of language learning go way beyond simple acquisition of language Creating Global Citizens Michael Lenaghan, Myra Medina, and Ginny Peterson Tennant present an alternative program vision building linguistic and cultural bridges over increasingly troubled international waters Shaking Up the ESL...

February 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: Links to PDF documents online. For more, please click here to subscribe. The World as We Speak Our forum for changes in world language The White Stuff Stephen Krashen questions neuroscientific support for a meaningless theory of reading French Immersion à la Canadienne Kate Sommers-Dawes explores Québec’s destinations for French language learners French Fluency Daniel Ward recommends France’s Rhône-Alpes region for French immersion English...