Registration is now open for this annual dual language education conference, hosted by Dual Language Education of New Mexico. CAL is proud to be a sponsor of this conference.
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What if One Culture Shares Multiple Languages? That’s a Challenge Oregon is Taking Up With its Somali Students.
An elementary school in Portland, Oregon has launched a language program to help students from Somali families better learn their school subjects by maintaining or learning the languages of Somalia.
Researchers studying the human brain and language say they have developed a test that can assess how fast a person can learn a second language.
This article addresses issues of what works best for teaching English language learners.
Native Americans of the Connecticut Valley of central Massachusetts, who were initially believed to be monolingual, actually spoke five languages, researchers said.
Students - particularly immigrants and English language learners - place a lot of value in teachers pronouncing their names correctly. Now, a national campaign - "My Name, My Identity" - is advocating for the correct pronunciation of students' names.
An Illinois district is graduating its first class of high school seniors who started in its Spanish-English dual language program as first graders 12 years ago.
The deadline to submit proposals for the 2016 La Cosecha Dual Language Conference is Friday, May 13, 2016. CAL is proud to be a sponsor of this conference.
In this blog post, an administrator shares her district's approach to creating a PreK-12 world language continuum and what achieving language proficiency can look like with this model.
Seattle School District officials are reviewing the future of its Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish language immersion programs.