This month, Haiti's government announced a new policy to educate students in Kreyòl, the native language of most Haitians, rather than French, the language traditionally used in schools. Introducing Kreyòl-language instruction ...
Chat rooms play a positive role in motivating students and encouraging an independent approach to learning English as a foreign language.
A new Emmy Noether Research Group at LMU focuses on how we learn to pronounce the unfamiliar sounds in a foreign language, and why it is often difficult for us to avoid errors in pronunciation that we pounce on when they ...
There have been numerous cases of cultural changes throughout history. Either by imposition or assimilation, cultural traits are transmitted between neighbouring regions and often one replaces the original cultural traits ...
Computer scientists at MIT and Israel's Technion have discovered an unexpected source of information about the world's languages: the habits of native speakers of those languages when writing in English.
When the iPhone launched in 2007, few could have predicted the impact it would have on education. One of the most powerful developments in education has been the arrival of language learning apps.
According to new Norwegian research, decades of gender equality measures have helped to change children's upbringing and their understanding of gender.
In a country where many girls are still discouraged from going to school, Sushma Verma is having anything but a typical childhood.
Some 3,600 indigenous Colombians who dropped out of school have received digital tablets to enable them to resume studying in their native languages, officials said Wednesday.
Bilingual education programs have a substantial spillover effect on the students they're not designed for, according to a groundbreaking study co-authored by a Michigan State University scholar.