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4 Reasons Learning a New Language is Beneficial for Students

May 28, 2021 8:31:52 AM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in SEL, Academic Language

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While learning a new language can be fun and exciting, bilingual and multilingual experience increases academic performance,  enhances work-force success, and even slows down age-related brain decline.  

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4 Ways to Support Students with Limited Exposure to Academic English

May 17, 2021 2:33:07 PM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in Academic Language, English Language Learners

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In a report written by Robin Scarella, a member of The University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute, she states, “Learning academic English is probably one of the surest, most reliable ways of attaining socio-economic success in the United States today.”

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6 Ways to Support Emergent Linguals through Distance Learning

Mar 31, 2021 9:17:37 AM / by EdCuration Staff Writer posted in Academic Language, English Language Learners

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“If remote teaching perplexes teachers, imagine what remote learning is like for ELs or newcomers”, write Margarita Calderón and Lisa Tartaglia for ASCD InService. If you’ve been busy supporting your emergent bilinguals and multilinguals this year, you’re likely living this challenge  yourself. 

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Clarity, Precision, and Impact: Why Grammar Still Matters

Mar 3, 2021 10:38:21 AM / by Kristi Hemingway posted in Literacy, Academic Language

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“The truth of what you say is what really matters

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