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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...

First Ever World Braille Day

Poster for annual celebration of World Braille Day (January 4) with text World Braille Day made by braille alphabet Today (January 4) was...

Macedonia Agrees Name Change and Expands Albanian Use

Alexander the Great Monument in Skopje - Macedonia In what may be the most significant diplomatic step in the Balkans since the end of the war in the...

No More ‘Foreign Language’ Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors has approved Oscars rules for the 92nd Academy Awards, including changing the Foreign Language Film category to International Feature...

Feds Called to Account for Lack of Teacher Diversity

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and leaders in Congress have been called to act to address the lack of teacher diversity in our nation’s classrooms in...

Melania Trump Threatens to Sue Language School in Croatia

U.S. First Lady, Melania Trump, has threatened to sue an English language school in Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, after they used an image of her in a billboard advertisement. The billboard, which features a photo...

House Boosts Language Funding in Defense Bill

Last month, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to include the World Language Advancement and Readiness Act (WLARA) as an amendment to...

Signing Rights for All

During this week, the International Week of the Deaf, each day of the week has a specific focus under the main theme of “Sign Language Rights for All!”

Merriam Webster Announces ‘They’ as Word of the Year

The U.S. dictionary Merriam Webster has announced that the gender-neutral singular pronoun 'they' is the word of the year for 2019. The word, which only entered the...

UN Proclaims International Decade of Indigenous Languages

The UN General Assembly last month proclaimed 2022–2032 the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, inviting Indigenous peoples—as custodians— to initiate ideas for preserving this endangered facet of...
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