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AI Detects Psychosis Risk Through Conversational Language

A new study has found that machine-learning artificial intelligence (AI) can successfully detect and predict which individuals would go on to develop psychosis with an accuracy of...

Unpacking the Box

Technology has become so prevalent in modern, mainstream educational systems over the last few years that it now seems redundant to consider EdTech as a separate topic...

Ontario Invests in French

The Canadian province of Ontario will invest about CAN$20 million in projects and initiatives to support students, parents, and teachers in French-language schools over the next twelve...

Spanish-Language Cuban Radionovelas to Be Digitized

From the 1930s to the 1950s, Cuba exported more Spanish-language daytime and nighttime radio shows than any other nation in the Spanish-speaking world. When Cuban immigrants landed...

Jamaicans Urged to Learn Spanish

Jamaica’s minister of education, the Honorable Alando Terrelonge, is encouraging parents to be more open to the idea of their children learning Spanish as a second language.

Report Reveals Lack of Speech and Language Funding in UK

A new report by the Children’s Commissioner for England has revealed that spending on speech and language therapy for children in need of speech and language therapy...

The Creativity of Human Language

Richard Lederer marvels at our capacity to invent languageFor most of us, language is like the air we breathe. Like air, language is...

Ukrainian Presidents at Odds Over Language

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has approved a law which obliges all citizens to know the Ukrainian language and makes it mandatory for civil servants, soldiers, doctors,...

Keeping That Summer High

Language Magazine offers a brief guide to North American high schools and related summer programs for international studentsStudying at a U.S. or Canadian...

Quality, Not Quantity

Andy Kaufman urges U.S. schools to recognize and credit Costa Rican immersion schoolsAs colleges and universities in the U.S. look to simplify their...