A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota found that using Facebook as a platform for English-language learner writing and engagement helped students build confidence, reduced inhibitions about producing written English, and paved the way for more complex language use.
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Academics and industry professionals from around the globe will gather in Athens, Greece, to develop a guidelines for countries and institutions looking to reexamine their language education policies.
November 08, 2012
Eight out of 20 projects that won grants in the third round of the federal Investing in Innovation competition focus, in part, on improving outcomes for English-language learners.
November 10, 2011
Only a small handful of proposals from likely grantees appear to address needs of English learners
September 19, 2011
Verbling, a new free website and tool for language learners around the world, is like the popular webchat phenomenon "Chatroulette," but with an educational twist.
May 23, 2011
The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition has put out a call for educators to write about their innovative approaches to educating ELLs in 300 words or less.
May 11, 2011
In September, the New York City Department of Education expects to open a new school for English-language learners that has a mission of preparing them to graduate with skills recognized by the graphic-arts industry.
February 09, 2011
ASPIRA of Pennsylvania has launched a bilingual cyber school, approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
October 21, 2010
An out-of-school arts program received a White House award yesterday for having reduced the dropout rate among English-language learners in Boston.
May 24, 2010
Submissions for the next English-Learning Blog Carnival are due May 31.