About the Authors Tom Welch, educational consultant, is a former French teacher, high school principal, and state foreign language supervisor at the Kentucky Department of Education. He currently advocates for increased … Read more
This white paper reviews evidence concerning the capacity of young learners with disabilities to acquire more than one language during the preschool and school years and the characteristics of dual … Read more
Unclear, overly complex, or specialized language use can impede communication in a variety of societal contexts, and it can be intimidating and unwelcoming. Within the public school system specifically, difficult language can prevent parents and caregivers from understanding services they are entitled to and regulations affecting them or their children.
By Margo Gottlieb Classroom assessment can be a powerful linguistic and culturally sustaining process for both multilingual learners and their teachers. Integral to educational parity, classroom assessment can stimulate multilingual … Read more
The Supreme Court hasn’t ruled on whether Internet access is a right, but on schooling, the resounding answer is yes. So at a time when access to the Internet equals access … Read more
The number of adult English language learners in the United States continues to grow substantially and programs serving them face many challenges in providing instruction to meet their needs. Having … Read more
This online course provides world language instructors with an understanding of the fundamentals of assessment. The course lasts five weeks and includes five units that require 2 hours each. Unit … Read more