Education

Helping Bilingual Researchers

Melanie Curl demonstrates how using youth-friendly databases helps increase literacy among English language learner In classrooms that include both English language learners (ELLs) and native English speakers, educators face the unique challenge of teaching these...

Children of Immigrants Better Off in North America

According to a new comparison by the OECD, "entrenched disadvantage is less common among the children of immigrants in North America" than in Austria, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. "Children of immigrant parents in North...

Celebrate Teachers with Teacher Appreciation!

Image courtesy NEA May 7th National Teacher Day, and May 5-11 is 2019's Teacher Appreciation Week. PTA launched a campaign, #ThankATeacher. They are...

AB-2514 Dual Language Programs Grant Program Passes in California

AB 2514 Pupil Instruction: Dual Language Grant Program was moved to passed in the state Assembly. The bill has officially been moved to ‘enrolling’ status, meaning that it has passed and been signed by...

Trump Ends American DREAMers’ Hopes

Today, the Trump administration announced its decision to end the...

Focus on Student-Centered Learning

In Future-Focused Learning: Ten Essential Shifts of Everyday Practice, published by Solution Tree, author Lee Watanabe-Crockett details how educators can shift instruction to focus on student-centered learning competencies to...

Meaningful Professional Growth

Amanda Seewald offers a spoonful of thoughts from a teacher coach The most creative people I know are educators of some sort. As...

Nationwide Disparities in Support for Young ELLs

According to a new report from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), the support offered to young children who speak languages other than English...

New Mexico to Drop PARCC Exam

As one of her first acts as New Mexico’s new governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that the state will stop using the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness...

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’...