World language educators in Illinois are encouraged to focus more on global cultures and language use across disciplines under guidelines that its education board recently updated.
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Students in a Massachusetts town with Portuguese roots recently attended a STARTALK camp that offered instruction and recreational activities for heritage speakers and first-time learners.
Indigenous languages of Latin America are at risk of vanishing even amid efforts to save them.
At the World Language Initiative's summer camp in Montana, more than 100 students are learning various languages -- among them Arabic, Chinese, French and Spanish.
How Diverse Are Public Schools in Tampa Bay? The Number of Languages Students Speak May Surprise You
Several Florida districts this fall will use various approaches to help students who are immigrants and refugees from other countries and collectively speak hundreds of languages.
According to researchers, teachers can have a skewed perception of the academic abilities of students who are labeled as English language learners.
A six-week intensive summer program is marking its seventh year of connecting elementary and middle school students to their Hmong language and heritage in the Madison, Wisconsin area.
New York City's Queens borough is home to speakers of as many as 800 languages, making it Earth's most linguistically diverse community, a distinction that gives linguists the chance to document and preserve some at-risk languages.
It turns out there are some linguistic reasons why English speakers struggle to learn another language.
A study that involved 6- and 7-year-old Los Angeles children shows that early exposure to music boosts their language and reading skills faster than children who are not taught music.