I’ve started a somewhat regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention: Lost in translation? Do foreign jokes work in English?
The first phase of a four-year study found that English-learners in Project GLAD classrooms performed better on reading comprehension, vocabulary, and some writing tasks than their peers whose teachers did not use the instructional approach.
For those of you at TESOL 2014 in Portland, Oregon, there are lots of opportunities to see presentations from Diane Staehr Fenner and Colorin Colorado – including information about our CCSS project for secondary ELLs in Poughkeepsie, NY!
Las Escuelas de Idiomas ofertarán 600 plazas en cursos de especialización en inglés, francés y alemán para docentes.Una iniciativa novedosa en las Islas y que tiene el objetivo de actualizar la formación y acreditar al profesorado de Primaria, Secundaria y Formación Profesional para la impartición de programas plurilingües en las aulas canarias.
The 18th Annual Dual Language Conference will be held November 6-9, 2013 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, and brings together educators, parents, researchers and the community that support dual language enrichment education. Come share your experience and knowledge, and the best of our multilingual/multicultural communities.
The state's newly granted testing waiver means California is not likely to have data it can use to hold schools accountable for the performance of the nation's largest population of English-language learners.
Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach/Huntington Park) announced legislation that would enable California’s public schools to provide multilingual instruction, granting more students access to valuable 21st Century language skills and giving parents more choice over their children’s education.