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Native Americans of the Connecticut Valley of central Massachusetts, who were initially believed to be monolingual, actually spoke five languages, researchers said.
Students - particularly immigrants and English language learners - place a lot of value in teachers pronouncing their names correctly. Now, a national campaign - "My Name, My Identity" - is advocating for the correct pronunciation of students' names.
An Illinois district is graduating its first class of high school seniors who started in its Spanish-English dual language program as first graders 12 years ago.
The deadline to submit proposals for the 2016 La Cosecha Dual Language Conference is Friday, May 13, 2016. CAL is proud to be a sponsor of this conference.
In this blog post, an administrator shares her district's approach to creating a PreK-12 world language continuum and what achieving language proficiency can look like with this model.
Seattle School District officials are reviewing the future of its Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish language immersion programs.
The need for newcomer programs has increased and spread geographically throughout the United States as more immigrants and refugees are moving outside major metropolitan areas.
Students at a Virginia elementary school are learning math, science and other core subjects for a half day, five days a week, in their school's Japanese language immersion program.
Students who speak two dialects of the same language may share the same cognitive benefits as students who speak more than one language, research finds.