The brain can process language faster when there are shorter distances between words that depend on each other for meaning, according to a study.
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This blog post addresses the importance of the 3 Pillars of Dual Language education.
The US State Department's Foreign Service Institute has mapped the difficulty of some languages to give an idea of how much time is needed for English language speakers to learn them.
English language learners can pick up English more quickly in dual language classrooms, according to a Rand study.
This article features the new third edition of the Guiding Principles of Dual Language Education.
Structural similarities among more than 100 written languages make them appear as though they are the same, according to a recent study.
Students attending a Denver immersion charter school learn core subjects in Spanish or Mandarin from kindergarten to second grades before starting start formal English language instruction when they reach third grade.
Schools across Hong Kong are using varied approaches to bilingual education with the common goal of helping students become fluent in two languages.
The third edition of this widely used resource reflects new knowledge, practices, and policies in the arena of dual language education and is designed to serve as an effective tool for planning, self-reflection, and continual improvement.
Students in some Washington state school districts are earning world language credits based on their performance on competency tests in their first language.