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Why Movies with Captions Should Be Added to Your Classroom
Why Movies with Captions Should Be Added to Your Classroom

Believe it or not, but video captions and same-language subtitles actually improve the literacy skills of both children and adults. So in the case of improving reading comprehension and text interpretation, the old saying “TV rots your brains” just doesn’t hold any value.


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Psychology Tips to Make Foreign Language Learning Easier
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on July 25, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips
Psychology Tips to Make Foreign Language Learning Easier

Learning a foreign language could be quite a challenge. Stepping into a whole new world of words, rules, sounds, and expressions can be intimidating for most learners. However, with the right guidance and a clear goal, it doesn’t have to be that difficult.


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Showing Up for Immigrant Learners (and Each Other)
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on July 23, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
Showing Up for Immigrant Learners (and Each Other)

In her journal article, Showing Up for Immigrant Learners (and Each Other), Andy Nash dives into ways programs and classrooms can develop and demonstrate safe learning environments. Immigrants can feel intimidated and fearful and sometimes find it difficult to seek comfort in their education.


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3 Ways Literacy is a Building Block in Africa
3 Ways Literacy is a Building Block in Africa

Check out these three amazing literacy programs in Africa that work with their communities to empower both youth and adults to take charge of and change their lives.

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4 Apps That Empower Adult Learners
4 Apps That Empower Learners

In the always evolving digital age, technology is becoming more incorporated into everything, including in education. Educational apps are popping up from basic education and literacy to workplace readiness and more.   


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