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Celebrate National Teach Spanish Day!

September 30 is National Teach Spanish Day. Launched by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), the goals of the day are:1. To promote the teaching of Spanish as a profession2. To call attention to the current Spanish teacher shortage (K-12) in the US3. To emphasize the importance of...

Robots Teach Language Skills to Preschoolers

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have launched an eight week trial to test how well preschool children can learn language skills from robots.The experiment is monitoring rates at which children learn and remember new vocabulary from a selection of storytelling robots, at a local Boston kindergarten.Supplemented by a tablet computer to illustrate the stories, the robots –...

UK School to Teach ESL to ALL Students

A high school in Leeds, UK has introduced classes to teach all students English as a second language. More than 75% of students at City of Leeds secondary school do not have English as a mother tongue.Principal Georgina Sale said all students, including those who have English as a mother tongue will soon receive one extra 50-minute session per...