Students whose families received text messages from school containing tips about vocabulary words being taught in class learned more words, according to an early examination of data from the Text to Talk program.
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In 2019, CAL celebrates its 60th anniversary. This milestone presents a unique opportunity to focus on renewed attention on the significant role of language and culture in today's global society. CAL's 60th anniversary theme of Valuing All Voices represents our long history of supporting language and culture diversity and serves as a guide for activities during our anniversary year and beyond.
Students in Juneau, Alaska, soon will have the opportunity to learn the Tlingit language, Lingit, when a language immersion preschool opens its doors.
The University of Sudbury offers an introductory course in Nishnaabemowin, an indigenous Ojibwe language, to students who want to learn the language, connect with their heritage and culture, and converse with other Nishnaabemowin speakers.
Library classes in Edmonton, Alberta, teach the Cree language.
In this commentary, former Education Secretary Arne Duncan shares six lessons he has learned during his career.
This article highlights how the community, the schools and residents manage the challenges of linguistic diversity, including how to alert families about unfamiliar weather such as blizzards and tornadoes.
A special website is launched dedicated to the International Year of Indigenous languages (IY2019) which will be commemorated by UNESCO's members and partners throughout 2019.
Students from South Dakota and North Dakota recently met to compete in the Lakota Language Bowl.
Two Colorado dual immersion elementary schools recently hired educators from Spain to teach core subjects and cultural lessons in Spanish.