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Erwin Tschirner explains the rationale behind an important new study to determine proficiency-level expectations for advanced learners in listening and reading Last year, the American...

A new study from Oregon State University (OSU) shows that English learners are more likely to become proficient English speakers if they enter kindergarten with...

UNESCO is celebrating World Teachers’ Day (WTD) on October 5 by highlighting the importance of empowering teachers to achieve inclusive and sustainable global development. This...

Technology and the amount of information it provides us is deepening the divide between the haves and the have-nots in terms of education. As...

The Common Core State Standards require that kindergarteners have the ability to read emergent texts with purpose and understanding. Kindergarten literacy standards are controversial...

In response to the proliferation of short-term TESOL certificate programs around the world, TESOL International Association has developed a set of standards for entry-level...

Education Secretary Arne Duncan delivered a stirring speech at the National Press Club that was particularly relevant for minority and English learner students "I agree with...

The 2014 California Language Census found that over 22% of California public school students are English language learners (ELLs) and over 43% speak a...

Study Finds English Learners in Seattle-Area Elementary Schools Successfully Reach Language and Literacy Targets in Nearly Four Years A new Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Northwest...

New research from Northwestern University has found a quick way to detect future literacy challenges in children who have not yet learned to read...