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Playing With Other Children Affects Toddlers’ Language Skills

According to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, any toddlers who have more exposure to other children, such as those in daycare, may be...

Cherokee Leaders Declare State of Emergency

The three federally recognized tribes of the Cherokee people have declared a State of Emergency for the Cherokee language. Officials from the Cherokee Nation,...

Teaching America What Counts

Whether or not the U.S. Census 2020 includes a citizenship question, it is likely that thousands and maybe even millions of people will not take part in...

Macron Called to Protect French

In an open letter published in Le Parisien last month from the French Language Collective (Le collectif langue française) with over 100...

Spanish Teacher Training for Africa

The Instituto Cervantes and the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID) are organizing training programs for Spanish teachers in...

Babies Can Link Language and Ethnicity

A recent study from Canada’s University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests that eleven-month-old infants can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity.The research,...

Welsh Speakers Urged to Create Digital Recordings

Welsh speakers worldwide are being asked to help safeguard the future of the Welsh language by recording their voices using Common Voice, an initiative...

The Human EdTech for Diversity

LeiLani Cauthen argues for the symbiosis of teacher connection and technological advancement Vector illustrationTechnology dominates the education landscape discussion. It can bridge language-learning gaps...
A young woman sits alone on the steps.

College Language Enrollments Down Ten Percent

Total enrollments in languages other than English declined by 9.2% between fall 2013 and fall 2016, but there were enrollment gains on nearly half of all language programs (45.5%), indicating...

Univision and Twitter Sign Spanish Accord

Univision Communications and Twitter have agreed upon a partnership “to better serve the Hispanic community” by enabling Twitter to distribute Univision’s Spanish-language entertainment, sports, and news content....