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For decades, there has been a hot debate about the benefits (or not) of bilingual education for English language learners. Some argue that bilingual education slows down acquisition of a second language, while others assert that second language acquisition is improved within bilingual language programs; both sides can point to research “supporting” their stance, as often happens. So, what happens when you pick apart the literature and try to determine what really works?
More and more organizations from testing companies like ETS to massive companies like Frito-lay are relying on online tools to crowdsource public opinion. Lego, for example, now uses crowdsourced focus groups to collect ideas from consumers for new products.
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Glenn Whitman is at the forefront of integrating the science of learning into actual classroom settings. Through his work as the Director of the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrews Episcopal School, Glenn bridges the gap between the research and the classroom.
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