Interest in Bilingual Education Rises in US

VOA – Elizabeth Lee “Grand View Boulevard Elementary in Los Angeles is an unconventional school. Subjects are taught in both English and Spanish. That ultimately puts these students ahead of their peers in traditional English-only schools, said Principal...

6 simple ways to raise world citizens

Chicago Now – Aimee Thompson “You don’t have to travel around the world to raise world citizens…There are simple, always available, and easily accessible ways, no matter where you live…Here are 6…You can personalize and add to these steps...

Jane Seymour: ‘Everyone should know another language’

The Guardian – Emma Garland “Language, especially learning at an early age, is very important to me. You just never know what circumstances you’re going to be in…We must teach the next generation to not just learn languages, but whole cultures and...

At What Age Can You Teach a Global Mindset?

The Huffington Post – Amelia Friedman “”This world requires that [Americans] develop competence in other languages, understand other cultures, and develop an openness to interacting with the world around them…the ability to work across cultures...

Language festival: a celebration of cultural and linguistic diversity

The Guardian – Martin Williams “Cultural diversity and learning will be celebrated this month in the UK’s second annual national Language Festival. The festival, which launches on 17 October, brings together students, teachers and the wider public in an...