Researchers have found that word sounds can affect the perception of distance.
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Teachers, parents learn to help boost English proficiency in California students.
Students from three Nevada high schools are learning Paiute, a Native American language, in an elective course that aims to preserve the language.
Research suggests bilingual speakers can switch between languages without a lag if they do so at the right time.
Connecting with video pen pals from Pakistan has helped a class of middle schoolers build their cultural competencies and real world communication skills.
This blog post addresses how poetry can empower students born outside the United States and enhance cultural understanding in the classroom.
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.