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On Monday the Center for Applied Linguistics in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico announced the release of hundreds of free Spanish language educational materials for language teachers across the United States.
CAL Special Event on March 12, 2020 – Virtual Access for Panel Discussion.
Please join CAL for a virtual panel discussion on the Hegemony of Monoglossic Ideologies in U.S. Education on March 12, 2020, at 11 am – 12:15 pm EST. Interested participants can access the events virtually via the information listed below. On-site registration is full.
New CAL Commentary: Effective, Engaging, and Sustained Professional Development for Educators of Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students
This new commentary outlines CAL's comprehensive approach to professional development.
A Tallahassee group recently started a youth literacy program for sixth- through 12th-graders from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help them settle into the community.
The limits of the human mind contribute to how humans see the structures of languages, writes a linguistics professor at Queen Mary University of London.
This new commentary addresses key challenges educators face in understanding the social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds of the children they serve.
Louisiana is increasing the number of bilingual French immersion programs it offers to encourage students to learn the language that is part of its cultural legacy.
In this commentary, Susan Cordova, Superintendent of Denver Public Schools and member of CAL's Board of Trustees, shares the efforts set in place by Denver Public Schools to provide safe, welcoming, and caring places for all students and their families.
World language educators in Illinois are encouraged to focus more on global cultures and language use across disciplines under guidelines that its education board recently updated.