How people perceive time might depend on their language, according to a recent study.
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Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures – Report Released
This report examines the evidence on the developmental progress and school success of English learners from birth through grade 12 who live in homes in which a language other than English is spoken.
The Board of Trustees of the Center for Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Joel Gómez as the CAL’s next president.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the hiring of several senior staff members, with additional hiring announcements expected to be made in the coming weeks.
Some educators say adding native language instruction is a best practice for teaching the nation's 4.5 million English language learners.
Educators at San Francisco International High School in California meet learners' diverse needs through immersion and collaboration.
A recent study suggests the brain can develop resources unique to different languages as the speaker learns them.
A Rhode Island school district is partnering with a refugee resettlement organization to offer language support and help from social workers as part of the district's newcomers program.
Juniors and seniors at a Connecticut high school recently held a languages and cultures day to inspire sixth-graders from a nearby middle school to learn about the culture and languages of other countries.
Students at a Florida high school have been teaching basic French to first-graders at an elementary school as part of a pilot program.