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Making Education More Than a Grade

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Anne Paonessa assesses the impact of service learning on English language learnersWhile the current focus in our field is on increased academic vocabulary and overall college and career readiness as driven by the Common Core, I believe we must proceed with caution. Potential dangers include English language learners (ELLs) experiencing increased academic frustration based on their current English...

Bilingualism Better than ‘Any Drug’ at Delaying Dementia

Yet another study has confirmed the positive benefits of multilingualism on the brain but this is the first to show that the protective effects of bilingualism extend to people who are illiterate.According to the study published in the journal Neurology, people who speak two languages may be able to ward off dementia for years, regardless of whether they have...