This blog post addresses how poetry can empower students born outside the United States and enhance cultural understanding in the classroom.
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Researchers from the University of Washington who are studying bilingualism and infants have found children as young as 11 months of age can learn two languages, according to a recent study.
This article compares the growth of dual language and foreign language programs in other states to the current status in Massachusetts.
Students in a school district in Canada are learning English and developing workplace skills through a co-op education program for English language learning students.
This new self-paced online course from CAL is designed to provide teachers and administrators with an overview of research-based approaches to literacy and biliteracy development for English learners in the mainstream classroom.
In this special speaker session, The Life and Legacy of Joshua Fishman: Seminal Contributions to Sociolinguistics and Human Development, CAL President, Dr. Terrence Wiley, joins a host of scholars to honor Joshua Fishman.
Creating TESOL: Five Fantastic Founders' Fifty Years of Forward Reflection will feature leaders from TESOL, CAL, NCA, NAFSA, and NCTE, including CAL President, Dr. Terrence G. Wiley.
The US Department of Education invests in Native American studies.
A predominately African-American elementary school in Washington, DC, will become a Spanish language immersion school next academic year to boost student achievement in reading, math and other areas.
This new symposium provides research-based strategies to develop the Spanish language skills of emergent bilinguals aligned with WIDA's Spanish Language Development Standards and CAL's proven Spanish instruction techniques.