Education

Breaking Down the Wall

We approach 2020 with hindsight, insight, and foresight: hindsight in realizing the pervasive inequities that have dominated the education of multilingual learners, insight into recognizing substantive changes...

Teacher Education Reformers Urged to Take Caution

An alliance of leaders in colleges of education across the country have released a statement cautioning against many of the current trends for “reforming” how teachers are...

School Climate Changes EL Success Rates

Ohio’s Cleveland Partnership for English Learner Success—an alliance of Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s (CMSD’s) Multilingual Multicultural Education Office, the research office, and...

Books Best Practice for Reading Comprehension

Books have broad vocabulary and diverse language structures that are important for developing the ability to understand content. “Long, continuous texts with diverse and colorful vocabulary improve...

School-Safe Video Platform

Boclips for Teachers is a video platform that offers an extensive library of engaging content to bring academic topics to life for all ages while deepening students’...

Congress Creates New K-12 World Languages Grant Program

On December 9, 2019, the House and Senate agreed to establish a new world language grant program as a part of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act...

California Receives $37.5 Million Literacy Grant

In November, the California Department of Education (CDE) was awarded a $37.5 million federal Comprehensive Literacy State Development grant which will allow...

New Book Reveals How to Help Students Overcome Trauma and Stress to Succeed...

In Mindfulness Practices, published by Solution Tree, authors Christine Mason, Michele M. Rivers Murphy, and Yvette Jackson detail how to build compassionate school communities that prioritize high...

FluentWorlds: 3D/VR Gaming Platform

People collection Imagine a classroom in which, instead of interfering with learning, video game technology is at the core of the instructional paradigm. Video games are a dominant...

Supreme Court to Decide Future of 750,000 Young People

Tomorrow, November 12, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for three cases that will decide the future of about 750,000 young beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for...