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Language Is Limitless

We know the power of language. It can open doors for our students to the world, helping them to connect with new people, experience cultures different from their own, and develop greater insight, empathy,...

The Importance of Feedback

Without question, this year has presented numerous challenges and changes in education. This is especially true for English learner (EL) educators and students alike. Cues teachers see from students in the classroom are difficult to...

Six Myths about Emergent Bilinguals

There are enough myths about emergent bilinguals to drive English learner (EL) educators crazy trying to correct them all. We’ve gathered six of the most common myths and looked to see if, by dispelling...

Rosetta Stone Launches New Award Program for EL Teachers

Language learning company Rosetta Stone is launching its first Emergent Bilingual Educators of the Year award program. The company is inviting K–12 teachers across the U.S. to submit 800-word essays explaining how a particular...

NAFSA organizes eConnection following cancellation of 2020 annual conference

Since the cancellation of the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo, NAFSA member-leaders and staff have developed the 2020 NAFSA eConnection: a new digital program and series of five virtual events with learning and...
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Feds Remind Educators of ELL Obligations

The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Justice (DOJ) have released joint guidance reminding states, school districts, and schools of their obligations under federal law to ensure that English language learner (ELL) students have...

Gaza Demands Educators’ Support

A summer break with little to do represents tedium for young, energetic bodies. That’s why AMIDEAST has  partnered with the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem to offer Camp Discovery for the past eight years, providing a fun-filled,...

Common Core Rattling Educators, ELL Teachers Unprepared

Survey says most educators feel unprepared for CCSS, especially ELL teachers. As students return to school from the Summer break and districts scramble to prepare for the full administration of the assessments aligned with the...
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