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You Don’t Need to be a Tech Wizard for Blended Learning

The right blended-learning model has the potential to revolutionize your language-learning program. An obstacle that many schools and districts face is fear. Teachers worry that they have to be technology…

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The Importance of World Language Series: Creating Global Citizens Through Language Learning

World Language Path to Success Series – Part 4 This post is the fourth of four in a series that seeks to advance the conversation of the importance of world…

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New Report Seeks to Dispel Misconceptions in Latino Education

The public perception of Latino education in the United States is one of failure and daunting tasks. A new report seeks to dispel that perception. Washington, DC-based think tank Excelencia…

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Pathways to English Language Learner Success Webinar

For the optimists, the growth of the nation’s English language learner (ELL) population is an opportunity to integrate millions of bilingual, culturally skilled students into the US economy. Currently, ELLs…

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Classroom vs. Immersion: Which Creates a Native-Like Brain?

There are two schools of thought when it comes to language learning. One is the traditional classroom approach, where students familiarize themselves with vocabulary and grammar in order to prepare themselves…

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Can Social Interaction Boost the Achievement of ELL Students?

All educators who work with English language learning students recognize that their lack of English skills can negatively affect their educational achievement. Researchers at Youth-Nex, the University of Virginia’s Center…

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Students Receiving Language Services In HS Less Likely to Graduate on Time

Although it might not be surprising, data collected by Raise DC, a coalition of public, private, and nonprofit groups in the Washington area, shows that students who receive special education…

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The Numbers Tell the Story: the US Isn’t Prepared for Languages, STEM

It’s no secret that STEM and world languages are keystones in American educational goals as we move forward in the 21st century. The Department of Commerce quantified the urgency of…

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