Literacy/ESL

Accessibility and Inclusivity in Language Education

Education, in general, is facing issues with providing students with accessibility options; likewise,...

Taking the Fear Out of Dyslexia

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

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...

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...

Help Your Students Slide Up, Not Down, Over the Summer

During the summer months, young children lose literacy gains made during ...

Connecting the Community

Tracey Smith makes integrating English language learners into her school’s community a lesson in empathy

Making Learning Come to Life

“Ultimately, the outcome of maker education and educational makerspaces leads to determination, independence, and creative problem...

Drawing on Ideas for Language Learners

For more than 40 years, education researchers have advocated the use of concept mapping as an...

States Classify Long-Term English Learners Very Differently

Variations abound in state classification of long-term English learners (LTELs).The broadest study ever undertaken of long-term English learners (LTELs)...

Reaching English Learners Act Gains Support

TESOL International Association has pledged its support for the bipartisan Reaching English Learners Act (H.R. 1153, S....

Bringing Parents In

Veteran second-grade teacher Nadya Abu-Rish explains how every educator can foster a learning...

Celebrating National Library Week 2019

We are halfway through this year’s National Library week, and celebrations continue to take place in and...

Black Dialects a Barrier to Justice

Write caption…Independence Hall, originally known as Pennsylvania State House is where the...

Bringing It All Together with a Master Plan

Joanna Duggan and Teddi Predaris examine the ten key components of an English learner master plan

Teachers ‘Optimistic’ about English Learner Success

A new McGraw-Hill Education survey shows that while social and emotional learning...

Delaware Doubles EL Funding

Delaware has more than doubled its spending to support English learner students...

English Learners Succeeding in Math and STEM

The Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) has released its third data...