Literacy/ESL

From Deficit-Based to Assets-Based: Breaking Down the Wall One Essential...

This is part two of our series Breaking Down the Wall. View Part 1 here.

Analysis of State Funding for English Learners

The Education Commission of the States (ECS), an interstate compact on U.S. education policy, has released a new analysis...

Testing in Place

In 2017, California Assembly Bill (AB) 705, by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, was drafted to eliminate placement bias...

Free Workshops for Bilingual Parents in California

In February, Californians Together will be hosting two free workshops for Spanish-speaking parents, community members, and parent...

School Climate Changes EL Success Rates

Ohio’s Cleveland Partnership for English Learner Success—an alliance of Cleveland Metropolitan School...

California Receives $37.5 Million Literacy Grant

In November, the California Department of Education (CDE) was awarded a $37.5...

Rigorous Reading

Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey suggest strategies to help students engage with...

Personalize Literacy and Language Instruction with E-Books and Audiobooks

OverDrive offers teachers an ever-growing collection of tools for literacy and language instruction and access to an...

All You Need is Read

Dianne Henderson and Gene Kerns offer practical strategies to help all students reap...

When One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Sara Davila addresses the challenges of mixed-ability classroomsHave you...

Accessibility and Inclusivity in Language Education

Education, in general, is facing issues with providing students with accessibility options; likewise, that inevitably affects the field of...

Taking the Fear Out of Dyslexia

It has only been in the last decade or so that dyslexia has been recognized as a legitimate...

Meeting Teachers’ Needs to Help Dyslexic Students Succeed

The beginning of a new year always brings new education policies and strategies. U.S. educators currently find...

Free English Lessons in the UK for Non-native Speakers

Long-established group of English-language schools, British Study Centres (BSC) is now offering free English lessons for local, non-native speakers....

Reading in Any Language Improves Reading Levels in English

A new study shows early reading in any language helps children learn to read English. The study, titled...

Intercultural Mediation

How shall I talk of the sea to the frog,if it has never left its pond?How shall...

Radical Re-Thinking Required

According to the Migration Policy Institute, the U.S. meets the educational needs of...

Introduction to Teaching Adult ELLs

Published by Cambridge University Press, Teaching Adult English Language Learners is a...

43 Million American Adults Have ‘Low’ English Literacy Levels

White and Hispanic adults make up the largest percentage of U.S. adults...

New Media Literacy Resources Available Online

California reacts to the "fake" information crisisThe California Department of Education (CDE) has...