Tag: 2013

Making Education More Than a Grade Anne Paonessa assesses the impact of service learning on English language learners Doing Our Best Considerations on ways to share learning From...

Infants, Words, and Income Bjorn Carey reports on research showing that two-year-old children of lower-income families may already be six months behind in language...

Cuban Expressionism Rose Eichenbaum captures Cuba’s love for communication in dance, music, and art Cutting to the Common Core: Analyzing Informational Text Kate Kinsella tackles the particular...

Gift a book! Read to a child! Donate to a literacy organization! Learn a new word! Visit a library! Literacy is a right and a foundation for lifelong learning,...

Leveling the Playing Field Tina Walker sees the closing of the digital divide as key to overcoming the achievement gap Mutual Understanding Clorinda Donato and Pierre Escudé...

Cutting to the Common Core Making Vocabulary Number One Dr. Kate Kinsella offers strategies for prioritizing vocabulary for competent text analysis, discussion, and constructed response Child’s Play Kennedy...

Say “Saluton” today because Friday, July 26 is Esperanto Day with events held all over the world. A major international conference in Rekjavik, Iceland, with over...

The Babel Film Festival is the first film competition for minority films that use minority languages, dialects, slang, or sign language. The aim is...

Recognizing U.S. Spanish Armando Guerrero recommends decisive action to stop the exclusion of the American Spanish vernacular in the classroom Cutting to the Common Core: Decoding...

L’ Histoire de Notre Succès Benoît Le Dévédec reveals why New York’s French Heritage Language Program has been such a success Closing the Vocabulary Gap Alex Rappaport...