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Burbank Unified is moving to join the growing trend of dual-language education — a system that in neighboring Glendale has spread like wildfire as parents eagerly sign their students up to be fluent in one of six languages by the time they...
CareerBuilderJerry Seinfeld once quipped, “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re...
Tags: Anxiety, Arts and Culture, Jerry Seinfeld
The Tuesday morning sun was bright, the breeze was cool and the knights on their Hippity Hops were tilting fiercely at their targets with foam rubber lances, more commonly known as swimming pool noodles. Across the lawn, parallel lines of children...
Carla Osawamick stands in front of a class of students with a wide range of life experiences, from one still in high school to a great-grandmother. The students all have one thing in common: they are dedicated to learning and speaking Anishinaabemowin,...
The lineup of must-see videos for the high school class on public speaking was notable: Hitler, Martin Luther King Jr., Mussolini, President Obama — and A.J. Duffy, the former president of the L.A. teachers union and also the instructor. The...
Staff WriterDiego is a 7-year-old boy with Down syndrome whose parents wish for him to get what most want for their children: the best education possible. But determining what is the best education for Diego has become an issue of contention between El Centro...
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Every summer, millions of Americans repeat again and again a word that has its roots in Taino, the Caribbean language spoken by the people Christopher Columbus met when he first landed in the Americas. Spanish speakers brought the word into their...
Tags: Mexico, Arts and Culture, Book, Mexico City, Literature
This website eliminates foreign-language barriers so you can find travel inspiration even at the hyper-local level. Name: WebFlakes.com What it does: Translates into English fresh, quality content from locals blogging in their native languages....
Tags: Italy, France, Social Media, Arts and Culture, Japan
SOCIAL SERVICE AWARDS American Legion School Citizenship Awards: Brynn Flakus and Stetson Heirigs. Brown County Teen Court participants: Kaitlyn Bristlin, Michael Buchanan, Alex Grandbois, Brianna Haugen, Amanda Mages, Cassandra Poitra, Shelby...
Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a new language without uttering a word. American Sign Language, or ASL, has become one of the most popular language classes, ranking fourth in the latest Modern Language Association Survey and...
Trekkies looking to translate the famous Klingon battle cry Heghlu'meH QaQ jajvam! -- or any other phrase from the fictional alien race's language -- will soon have a new tool at their disposal. Starting on Tuesday, Bing, Microsoft Corp.'s Internet...
Time is running out for the kids in Melanie Gathers' English 3 class. The Dr. Phillips High students grew up speaking Spanish, Haitian Creole, French, Portuguese and Arabic. And they have only one year left to demonstrate mastery on tests given entirely...
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