We’re pleased to report that the Cambodia Writers’ Club is off to a fantastic start! For three weeks in September, Children’s Future International (Posner Tenant) is implementing a bilingual ebook authoring workshop in collaboration with Write Our World (Posner...read more
WINNIPEG—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says restoring indigenous languages is key to preventing youth suicides in First Nation communities but stopped short of promising to recognize them as official languages. Trudeau told a virtual town hall with the Aboriginal...read more
We asked a Denver student what graduating with a seal of biliteracy means to her. Here’s what she said.
For Clarisse Bonna, a Denver South High School senior, being one of the first students in the state to graduate with a seal of biliteracy on her diploma means a couple of things. For starters, it validates her journey from Congo to the United States, where she had to...read more
What if one culture shares multiple languages? That’s a challenge Oregon is taking up with its Somali students.
Immigrant families often come to the US hoping for a better life for their children. That can mean learning English at a public school. But it can also mean maintaining a language, like Spanish, that families speak at home. Research shows retaining the second language...read more
The difference between assimilation and integration in the classroom Rachel McCormack arrived in Europe last November to research international schools catering to English-speaking students, but her plans were overwhelmed by the magnitude of the continent’s refugee...read more
A recent paper by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM Report) reports that 40% of the global population does not access education in a language they understand. The policy paper, ‘If you don’t understand, how can you learn?’ released for International...read more
Ahead of this week's primary in New York, Here & Now's Robin Young visited East Harlem on New York City's far Upper East Side for a class on endangered languages. She also stopped by a number of different neighborhoods to hear some of the immigrant languages and...read more
How does the language you speak shape your experience of the internet? Try to visualise the internet. For me, it is something hazy, suspended somewhere above our heads as we gaze at our screens. It’s composed of tiny, moving fragments of information and simultaneous...read more