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Products for the New School Year

Language Magazine has compiled a list of new products to help teachers and students in and out of the classroom   FuelEd Made by: Middlebury Interactive Languages Website: fueleducation.com This fall, Fuel Education (FuelEd) is expanding its English language learner (ELL) and world language online course offerings. The new Level Entering ELL course for ELLs...

Answering the Call for Spanish Parity in K-5

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American Reading Company (ARC) offers a comprehensive core curriculum in English and Spanish that provides the materials equity and language parity districts are searching for. ARC’s thematic inquiry curriculum maximizes learning time by incorporating content-area research into daily reading and writing instruction. Districts can design the scope and sequence by selecting the topics to use in each grade (more than...

Raytheon Deploys Translation Software, Aids U.S. Army

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Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $4 million to provide automatic speech recognition, machine translation, text-to-speech, and optical character-recognition software licenses for one year to the Army’s Machine Foreign Language Translation System Program Office. This is the first large-scale fielding of the system. With the Machine Foreign Language Translation System, U.S. Army personnel can converse with Iraqi Arabic and Pashto...

Many Languages, One World

Deadline Approaches for 2017 UN Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum ELS and the United Nations Academic Impact are sponsoring the fourth Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum. This year welcomes Northeastern University as the host of the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum and the sponsor and organizer of the Northeastern University...

References for “The Art of Teaching” Feb. 2017

References Albert, A., and J. Kormos. (2011). “Creativity and Narrative Task Performance: An exploratory study.” Language Learning 61(1): 73–99. Egbert, J. (2009). Supporting Learning with Technology: Essentials of Classroom Practice. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Green, S. N. (1993). Curious and Creative: Critical Thinking and Language Development. New York: Addison Wesley Publishing Company. Guilford, J. (1967). The Nature of Human Intelligence. New...