Science & Technology

Literacy on the Line

Vinod Lobo describes how a California grant is giving adult English learners access to blended education programs on their smartphones Recent data shows that adult ELLs engaging in a blended model of in-person and at-home,...

Sir Ken Robinson @ FETC

Language Magazine favorite Sir Ken Robinson will be delivering the opening keynote address at next month's FETC (JANUARY 23 - 26, 2018, ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER, ORLANDO, FL) so we're offering a SPECIAL BONUS:...
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Bilinguals Solve Math Differently Depending on the Language

A recent study has found that...
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Study Links Toddler’s Screen Time to Slower Speech Development

In recent years, young children and toddlers have been increasingly exposed to handheld devices. It’s become commonplace to see babies playing games on tablets, smartphones, and other technological devices, rather than with wooden blocks...

Semifinalists and Testing Cities Announced in $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE

XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions, has announced the eight semifinalist teams are advancing in the $7M Barbara...
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Get Real, Teacher! -Virtual Reality Teaching

Rene Gadelha believes that only careful implementation will realize the promise of virtual reality in education Revolutionizing Education Virtual reality (VR) has the potential to...
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The New Digital Divide

Keith Oelrich argues that teacher preparation and curriculum design are the keys to closing the digital technological opportunity gap A Gap Emerges In the mid-’90s, as personal computer and internet access was becoming more available to...

Indian Bilinguals Humanizing Virtual Assistants

To improve the functionality of Cortana, its voice-powered virtual assistant, Microsoft is turning to bilinguals. Of specific interest is the practice of code...

Competition Launches Arabic Literacy Apps for War-Affected Syrian Children

Antura and the Letters and Feed the Monster, the two winners of the EduApp4Syria innovation competition, were announced today and then released worldwide as...

Late-Learner Bilinguals Perform Similar to Native Speakers

A new study, titled “Late Bilinguals Are Sensitive to Unique Aspects of Second Language Processing: Evidence from Clitic Pronouns Word-Order” asked...