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Talking Shop: Food Justice Lessons and a Student-Run Grocery Store

Talking Shop: Food Justice Lessons and a Student-Run Grocery Store | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Jez Luckett, winner of a personal battle against obesity, describes his afterschool program that educates children in a lower-income urban community about the basics of nutrition and healthy shopping.
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Weigh In: Is Teaching Language an Art or a Science? | My ...

Weigh In: Is Teaching Language an Art or a Science? | My ... | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The “science” of second language teaching is usually called Second Language Acquisition. The academic field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) seeks to understand how people develop the ability to listen to, speak, ...
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Linguists to gather in Minneapolis for national conference - EurekAlert (press release)

Linguists to gather in Minneapolis for national conference
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The diversity of languages and systems of knowledge across cultures are central to what makes us human. Unfortunately, the number of ...
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Celebrating differences: Exploration of Equality and Diversity in the ESOL classroom | Laila El-Metoui (London, UK)

Celebrating differences:  Exploration of Equality and Diversity in the ESOL classroom | Laila El-Metoui (London, UK) | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Thursday 13 February 2014 1830 - 2030 | Venue: British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, SW1A 2BN London LGBT history month Celebrating differences: Exploration of Equality and Diversity in the ESOL classroom Laila El-Metoui   This seminar will focus on...
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English language variation in the classroom - Phys.Org

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English language variation in the classroom
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Anne H. Charity Hudley has spent 11 years bringing her message about linguistic and cultural diversity to teachers involved in kindergarten through 12th grade.
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A Call to Teach - Huffington Post

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A Call to Teach
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We need excellent teachers, and we need diverse teachers. We need culturally responsive teachers.
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Medical Students Should Study Patients' Cultural Diversity

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As the United States grows more culturally diverse and we hear more languages spoken around us, clinical medical education has had to evolve as well. ...
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The Role of Writing in Second Language Acquisition | Chelsea ...

Writing is an undoubtedly important, if somewhat misunderstood component of second language acquisition. The purpose of any writing task must be clearly considered and defined in order for it to be effective.
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Acronyms for the Teaching English as a Second Language World ...

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EFL or TEFL- (Teaching) English as a foreign language; Although ESL and EFL are often used interchangeably, they are, in fact, different. EFL is teaching or learning English in an environment where English is not spoken by ...
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From research on Second Language Acquisition | Austin Lessons

From research on Second Language Acquisition | Austin Lessons | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Shrum, J. L., & Glisan, E. W. (2010). Preliminary chapter: Becoming familiar with the profession and expectations for language teachers. In E. ED (Ed.), A Teacher's handbook: Contextualized language learning (pp.
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Why Study Foreign Languages | About World Languages

Why Study Foreign Languages | About World Languages | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Studying a foreign language can improve your cognitive and critical thinking abilities.

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Linguistic wealth will generate social inclusion and growth in the UK - The Information Daily

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Linguistic wealth will generate social inclusion and growth in the UK
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The UK's rich linguistic diversity should be one of our greatest assets. ...
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Natalie Diaz Reads 'Reservation Mary' and Other Poems | NewsHour Poetry Series | PBS

Natalie Diaz Reads 'Reservation Mary' and Other Poems | NewsHour Poetry Series | PBS | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Natalie Diaz grew up on the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation on the border of California, Arizona and Nevada. She returned because she felt a calling to help preserve the Mojave language, which is rapidly being lost.
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Natalie Diaz, poet, returns to the reservation to help preserve Mojave language.

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The Affective Filter Hypothesis in Second Language Acquisition

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For my other class (Second Language Acquisition) I decided to do my final report on the Affective Filter Hypothesis. I'll be giving my presentation today, so I'm feeling a little nervous. But maybe putting up this post will help ...
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The Affective filter- something every person is acquainted with.

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Prize-winning book: The Routledge Handbook of Second Language ...

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... announce that the winners of The Modern Language Association's 2011-2012 Kenneth W. Mildenberger prize are Susan M. Glass & Alison Mackey for The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (November ...
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Cultures, Languages and Safety - Vox Online News

Cultures, Languages and Safety Vox Online News Hiring migrant workers also allows businesses to add an international flavour to their workplaces, especially important for companies tied to the global economy and/or serving a more diverse local...
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Second Language Acquisition By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC ...

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Mounting proof indicates that understanding a next language can be the key to a student's achievements, supporting.
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The Question of Identity - The Reporter

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The Question of Identity The Reporter Ethnic federalism includes ethnically defined national citizenship, self-determination on an ethno-linguistic basis as enshrined in the Constitution, ethnically defined political representation and...
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The question of identity- what is mainstream/ethnic- is full of questions. The meaning of these words are changing in our diverse society.

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Getting to Know You - In the Heart of a Teacher is a Student - Blogger

Getting to Know You - In the Heart of a Teacher is a Student - Blogger | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I was pondering how to introduce strategies and techniques for working with culturally and linguistically diverse students to my pre-service teachers. But beyond looking at English language learners as a group I wanted my ...
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Second language learning in the classromm - Teaching English ...

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Today, I will post a few things about learning the second language in the classroom. In this case, it is English because it is the second language in my country. My students start learning English from the third grade of primary ...
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Reduce Bias In Analysis By Using A Second Language

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It largely has to do with the lack of “emotional resonance” that we derive from foreign language text. Literature on second language acquisition unanimously agrees that people perceive messages delivered in their second ...
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Key Factors of Language Acquisition | Pamoja Education Blog

Key Factors of Language Acquisition | Pamoja Education Blog | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In his article, posted on one of my favourite websites, Weiler recognizes that teaching and learning a second language is very difficult but it could be successful and less painful if four key factors of language acquisition are ...
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Is the Second Language Acquisition discipline disintegrating ...

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The second language acquisition (SLA) field is characterized by a wide variety of issues and theoretical perspectives. Is this a bad thing? Are there signs of disintegration? In applied linguistics in general, and in particular in ...
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COMING SOON: 'Partnering Through Science: Developing Linguistic Insight to Address Educational Inequality for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in U.S. STEM Education' by Dr. Christine...

COMING SOON: 'Partnering Through Science: Developing Linguistic Insight to Address Educational Inequality for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in U.S. STEM Education' by Dr. Christine... | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
New Language & Linguistics Compass article coming soon: 'Partnering Through Science: Developing Linguistic Insight to Address Educational Inequality for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse St...
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Hispanics want culturally-competent health care providers - VOXXI

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Hispanics want culturally-competent health care providers
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In order for more culturally-sensitive care to be seen in the medical world, Rios indicated more attention to diversity is needed along all lines of health education.
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