On September 18, 2014, USCCB's Children's Services, together with Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS), will offer an overview of the humanitarian crisis regarding the current influx of children migrating to the United States, as well as some of the reasons behind their flight from their home countries.
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Written by CAL staff members Francesca Di Silvio, Anne Donovan, and Margaret Malone, this paper explores how the language development of students of Spanish, Mandarin, and Russian related to student and host family perspectives on the homestay experience.
CAL has revamped the CAL Store website to enhance online security and our order management and fulfillment services through a new partnership with an ecommerce management company. We are committed to making this change as easy and seamless as possible for our customers. We have developed a web page that provides more details.
This paper by CAL foreign language education consultant Nancy Rhodes, based on interviews with leaders in the field of early language education, identifies important lessons about the successes and challenges of elementary school language teaching learned over three decades, from 1980 to 2010.
The American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) has awarded Dr. Terrence Wiley, President and CEO of CAL, the 2014 Distinguished Scholarship and Service Award for his contributions to the field of applied linguistics and to AAAL. Congratulations to Dr. Wiley!
CAL is continuing to expand its successful series of professional development institutes focusing on key issues for educators. CAL institutes provide research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help you develop effective classroom activities, including meeting the demands of the Common Core State Standards.
Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States: Research, Policy, and Educational Practice
This timely and comprehensive publication provides a state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United States, providing a foundational perspective on how these languages are learned and used in a variety of contexts and outlining the importance of drawing on these languages as valuable national resources.