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Take Action to Support English Learners! FY23 Title III Funding

Take action to support English Learners! Ask your Representative to join Reps. Langevin, Craig, García, and Leger Fernandez in sending a letter to Chairwoman DeLauro and Ranking Member Cole on the House Labor, Health and...

Supporting Early Literacy in Spanish and English

Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five...

How Gender Bends Meaning

English does not have grammatical gender—nouns are not classified as “masculine” or “feminine” as they are in other European languages. But we do have words that denote gender, like man or girl. There is...

EdShed Literacy Resources

Spelling Shed offers teachers with a fun way to deliver weekly spelling tests and a variety of activities for students to practice their words, providing teachers with a full spelling curriculum for each grade...

But You’re Not What We’re Looking For

GUANGZHOU PART TIME8 a.m.–11 a.m. Monday–FridayLocated near Yuancun metro stationNonnatives with a good accent areacceptedWhite onlyPay negotiable Please don’t add me, just posting for a friend. WeChat ID: (Quinn, 2019) About you: Native English speakers from Canada, the...

House Offers Support to Seal of Bilingual Education

In what is being hailed as a major step forward for language education across the United States, the House of Representatives voted to approve the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Sept. 24. The...

Questioning the Test

University admissions officers and faculty strive to recruit and admit students who, either at the time of admittance or after additional English language preparation, possess a level of English language ability that will enable...

South African and European Universities Form Consortium to Boost Use of Indigenous Languages

South Africa’s university system notoriously lacks instructional programs offered in the nation’s Indigenous languages, like isiXhosa and Sesotho. Currently, English and Afrikaans are the only languages widely used in university-level coursework, however even Afrikaans’...

Helsinki Mayor Floats Idea of English-Language City

Finland has two official languages: Finnish and Swedish. The government also recognizes an additional handful of regional languages like Sámi or Karelian, as well as local signed languages—of all the languages with some sort...

English on the Rise in Singapore

It’s no secret that English is the most widely spoken language on the planet—with a native speaker population of 370 million and a learner population of 1.5 billion worldwide, the language remains on an...
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