March 2015

March 2015 Cover

Cutting to the Common Core
Fostering Academic Interaction

Kate Kinsella offers an action plan to encourage second language learners to participate in constructive classroom discussion

Stories Bring It Home
Kate Nguyen and Nile Stanley research resilience in language learners and its relationship to storytelling

Ludic Learning
Ted Martin explains why we need games in the classroom and offers some suggestions

The Cradle of Spanish
Daniel Ward visits the birthplace of the Spanish language

Rapping Bilingualism ’round the Nation
Kristal Bivona interviews GueroLoco — a bilingual rapper, activist, inspirational speaker who’s winning over the country with his words

Last Writes Richard Lederer on how Anne Frank’s diary speaks to us across the years

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