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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A weekly Twitter chat connects teachers of English-language learners to discuss, debate, and advise one another on numerous topics.
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A number of individual programs, and school and district strategies, have shown technology's potential to help English language learners, a new paper contends.