Tag: diversity

Speaking of the Ice Age

University of Virginia linguistic anthropologist Mark A. Sicoli and colleagues are applying the latest technology to an ancient mystery: how and when early humans inhabited the New World. New research, which uses “big data” techniques...

Dual-language Programs Improve Reading Skills

According to a recent study, the first of its kind and scale, students enrolled in dual-language immersions programs, in which students are taught in both English and a second language, outperform their single-language peers by...

Africa’s Linguistic Diversity

The African continent is home to one third of the world's 6,000 languages, but less than one seventh of the world's population. Europe, which has the reputation for bilingualism due to its many close...

A Call For Diversity in Mobile App Languages

The mobile app market reached over 1.3 million available applications in July of 2014 and continues to be a booming business medium. Still greatly expanding, the Japanese app market surpassed the United States as...
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Managing Diversity

Anne Scatchell argues that administrators need specific training to successfully manage culturally diverse classrooms “I know that I don’t have a background in working with English language learners, but aren’t you using far too many...
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Celebrate Spain’s Cultural Diversity

There’s never been a better time to take that much-anticipated study trip to Spain The economy is on the rebound, so there’s optimism but prices are still relatively low. And a positive aspect of the...
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Spanish Diversity

South America offers an array of immersion destinations to befit a continent of the future The common language to more than 20 countries (in the Americas, Spain, and Asia), spoken by more than 400 million...
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Spanish Diversity

South America offers an array of immersion destinations to befit a continent of the future The common language to more than 20 countries (in the Americas, Spain, and Asia), spoken by more than 400 million...
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