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Software Focus

In addition to the humble book, publishers have launched an array of reading programs designed to help readers of all types acquire the skills they need Here’s a selection of the most innovative Academy of READING The Academy...

Read to Ace the SAT, New Test Taking Tips

Jeff McQuillan shares evidence to show that reading, not cramming, is the key to improving college entrance exams, including the SAT.  A recent article in the New York Times (Hernandez, 2017) recommended that students from low-income backgrounds prepare...
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Tutoring App Bridges Gap for Language Learners

For many students, having a personal tutor to help them learn new languages, while a fantastic opportunity, may seem out of reach due...

Avant Helps Teachers Assess

This fall, Avant will launch Avant ADVANCE, an online teacher-training system. ADVANCE helps teachers correctly assess student responses from novice to advanced on the ACTFL proficiency scale more efficiently, more accurately, and with greater...
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Target Language

AIM (Accelerative Integrated Methodology) is a compete language-teaching system that uses the following strategies: Gesture Approach: Through a kinesthetic technique called the gesture approach,...

Building Strong Readers

Starting Strong is a practical resource for preservice instructors and experienced professionals of early-development classrooms looking for ways to more effectively build foundational literacy skills. As an easy-to-navigate compilation of research-based strategies and the...

Escalate English

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Escalate English is an English language development program designed to accelerate English learners’ growth in grades 4–8. Students with social English language skills but needing intensive support to build their academic...
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Use Data Effectively to Drive Instruction

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states and districts to provide all students, including English learners (ELs), equal access to educational opportunities. In order to fulfill the law’s requirements beginning in the 2017–2108 school...

Prereading: Priming the Pump

Have you ever read a book and laughed out loud? Has a book or other text ever made you cry, get angry, or feel scared? If you are reading Language Magazine, the odds are...
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Global English Language Teacher Award

Pearson ELT has launched a new award to celebrate inspirational teachers. The global award will showcase teachers who have implemented innovative ways of teaching in their classrooms leading to improved learning outcomes, from the...