Students at an Oregon elementary school sharpened their conversational skills during a three-week summer camp. The students, a mix of native English speakers and English-language learners, practiced listening and speaking skills.
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People who cannot hear process sign language in the same area of the brain associated with spoken language, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
A Louisiana elementary school prepares to become a French-only immersion school.
A small-scale study found that instruction in musical instruments can help develop nonmusical verbal skills.
More than 100 prekindergarten and kindergarten students have started classes at the Arabic Immersion Magnet School in the Houston Independent School District.
Educators in one California school district have worked tirelessly to ensure they are able to reach, engage and excite English Language Learners like never before and their efforts are paying off.
Since the launch of a citywide system to advance adults' skills in Philadelphia, myPLACE - Philadelphia Literacy and Adult Career Education - nearly 1,500 Philadelphians have completed classes in basic education, GED preparation, or English as a Second Language.
The ACTFL Arabic SIG announces the 2015 Dora Johnson Awards, sponsored by the Qatar Foundation International, which provide funding for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2015 ACTFL Convention.
Ester J. de Jong, professor of ESOL/Bilingual Education at the University of Florida, discusses how bilingual programs support all language learners.
CAL is saddened by the passing of Christopher N. Candlin, a major force in the field of applied linguistics and instrumental in its establishment as a respected discipline in Australia and worldwide.