Tag: learning

Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall

There couldn’t be a better time for the new book Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall: Essential Shifts for Dual Language Success (Corwin Press) to...

New Resource for Literature Instruction and Learning Now Available

Gale, part of Cengage Group, has launched Gale In Context: Literature, a new resource for literature instruction and learning that helps high schoolers engage...

Designing Learning Ecologies

How did you spend much of 2020? Hours...

Winter-Themed Minecraft World for Learning English

Experts from Cambridge University Press and Assessment have collaborated with Microsoft to launch a new winter-themed Minecraft world to help children learn English. Gormi’s...

ASHA Recommendations for In-Person Instruction

According to the U.S. Department of Education’s report...

The Path to Learning a Language

I recently invited a professional to speak to my adult students who are learning English as a second language. They were very excited to...

Fun Language Apps Boost Senior Brain Function

Bilingualism has been linked to improved executive function and delayed onset of dementia, but it is unknown whether similar benefits can be obtained later...

How Can Drama Improve Language Learning?

Drama is a naturally...

Gestures Can Help Vocabulary Learning

Language educators may find that incorporating gestures or other types of movements in their vocabulary lessons improves learning outcomes, according to a study recently...

Grade Expectations

A week before spring break, I had a conversation with a student about language learning. Since I was a language learner myself, the student...
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