Resources

Topic-Based Nonfiction and Fiction for Tween Newcomers

A new program is aiming to provide paired nonfiction and fiction books that help newcomers learn about the many aspects of living in the U.S. and set...

Multilingual ‘Smart E-Book’

Kamprehend has developed a new, patent-pending “smart e-book” technology to help English language learners (ELLs) or English-speaking children learning another language.

Two Teams Share $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE

Learning Upgrade's App XPRIZE, in partnership with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, has announced two grand...

Feb. 14 Deadline for Minority Study Abroad Scholarship

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship, which is co-sponsored by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), is...

Google Splashes Out on Super Bowl Ad Focusing on Language

Genevieve Finn reports on the tech giant's moves in machine translation and interpretation Google is banking on its interpreter taking off Google used one of...

Grant Opportunity: GAR’s Educator Initiative Grant (EIG) Program

GAR’s Educator Initiative Grant (EIG) Program is an annual program separate and distinct from the foundation’s regular grant-making in the area of...

Personalize Literacy and Language Instruction with OverDrive E-Books and Audiobooks

OverDrive offers teachers an ever-growing collection of tools for literacy and language instruction and access to an extensive digital library of e-books and audiobooks. The digital library...

Second Edition of New Ways in Teaching Speaking

TESOL Press, the publishing division of TESOL International Association, recently released the much-anticipated second edition of the New Ways in Teaching Speaking. Edited by Julie Vorholt, this latest addition...

Helpful Resources for Preservice and In-Service Teachers and Academics

Routledge’s books for K–12 world language teachers include The World Language Teacher’s Guide to Active Learning, 2nd Edition: Strategies and Activities for Increasing Student...

Transitioning to Standards-Based Classrooms

In A Teacher’s Guide to Standards-Based Learning, published by Marzano Research, authors Tammy Heflebower, Jan K. Hoegh, Philip B. Warrick, and Jeff Flygare detail...