English Language Learning

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Some of My Favorite Websites for ELA and Literacy Teachers

An early career ELA teacher recently asked me what sites I go to for ELA and literacy resources.  I told…
English Language Learning

Eddie Izzard on the Wonders (and Laughs) of Bilingualism

Language isn’t just words, it’s social and cultural.  In education, teaching language (and through language) means taking time to understand…

How Webster’s Spelling Book Sought to Unify a Nation

Webster’s famous spelling book (and later, his dictionary) was not what you probably think.  Noah Webster created such texts for use…