Decía el pensador marxista Hobswamb que la historia solo puede escribirse tras cuarenta años porque entretanto no hay pasado. La historia de las lenguas en Europa es la historia de la riqueza y de la diversidad y a veces de la confrontación.
Within the United States school systems, there are many children who are considered "at-risk," "deficient," and "unlikely to succeed." Numerous of them are minority and poor children who come from cultural backgrounds unlike those of the middle and upper class. For many Hispanic students, school embodies a foreign culture with which they are unfamiliar.
WIDA supports academic language development and academic achievement for linguistically diverse students through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional development for educators.
This morning, a Los Angeles-area community organization with a decade-long history of advocacy for Latino students and English-language learners is hosting a forum to educate families about the new common standards in math and English/language arts.
Through this collaboration, we try to emphasize the importance of development of our students of ESO language skills through two complementary tools pedagogical and didactical namely: language project of the centre and the integrated curriculum. In this paper, we propose to drive a set of linguistic and methodological arguments which will no doubt help understand the integrated curriculum makes sense and must be considered as the backbone of all courses and apprenticeships in L2. We have add-ins to amplify the sequences for students enrolled in non-linguistic area. ...
The Poliglotti4.eu project originated from the work of the Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism, which has been working for more than a year on behalf of the European Commission on the situation of multilingualism in the fields of Education, Linguistic Diversity and Social Cohesion, Translation and Terminology, and Language Policy. The research has led to the development of a set of recommendations for the implementation of a European multilingualism policy, constituting the basis of the Poliglotti4.eu project, to which nine members of the Platform have committed.
English-language learners scored more than 50 points below their non-ELL peers in the 12th grade on a national writing assessment known as the "nation's report card." The gap between ELLs and non-ELLs at the 8th grade level was only slightly...