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States and Districts Face Decisions on the Subject of ELL Assessment

The risks in high-stakes testing can be even higher for English Language Learners (ELLs) than for their English-speaking counterparts. In most states and districts, an ELL’s performance on the state’s…

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Mother’s Days Around the World

Celebrations honoring mothers happen worldwide. While their histories and traditions vary widely, their sentiments are similar: giving thanks to mothers and paying respect to the women who carry out this…

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Helping International Students Improve English Proficiency Outside the Language Classroom

As the recently released 2013 Open Doors Report on student mobility reveals, the number of international students attending US colleges reached a record high last year. As a result of…

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How Technology Factors into the TESOL President’s 8 Current Trends in Teaching English

Given the flexibility and mobility that new online language-learning tools afford, it may be no surprise that e-Learning earned a spot on TESOL President Deena Boraie’s list of eight current trends…

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English as the Lingua Franca of Business [Infographic]

Conducting business across the globe requires companies to have a multilingual  workforce. While obviously a business advantage, having a workforce that speaks multiple languages naturally leads to language challenges that…

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