Language Learning

Three Ways to Encourage Greater Confidence in Multilingual Learners

In today’s education landscape, students bring increasingly unique perspectives, identities, and linguistic backgrounds into the classroom. As educators, our role…

1 month ago

Supporting Multilingual Learners with an Asset-based Approach

Multilingual learners (MLs), also known as bilingual or multilingual students, are a vibrant and essential part of today's educational landscape.…

3 months ago

How to Educate and Engage Parents of New Language Immersion Students

As a new school year starts in the U.S., many families are preparing to send their children to school for…

6 months ago

Why Arts Education Is Vital in Supporting Multilingual Learners

Integrating music, dance, visual art, and other forms of expression is a powerful way to engage multilingual learners in the…

8 months ago

How to support dual language learning for the summer

The end of the school year is a time for students to reflect on their achievements and to be excited…

9 months ago

How to Choose and Use Authentic Language Texts

Using authentic language resources is essential to help students build proficiency in a dual language immersion environment. These resources provide…

1 year ago

Characteristics of ACTFL’s Proficiency Levels for Language Learners

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines provide language educators with valuable parameters for assessing…

1 year ago

Three Ways English Language Learners Benefit from Dual Language Programs

English language learners (ELLs) make up 10.4 percent of the K–12 student population in the United States. Sixty-four percent of…

1 year ago

Why Dual Language Students Thrive Academically and Socially

The academic benefits of dual language (DL) education have been researched and documented for more than 20 years. Students in…

2 years ago

Dual Language Implementation Models

When starting a dual language immersion (DLI) program in your school or district, one of the first steps is deciding…

2 years ago