MA Senate Unanimously Passes ELL Bill

The Massachusetts Senate today unanimously passed a bill to provide flexibility for school districts to teach English Language Learners and join 20 other states in creating a Seal of Biliteracy for high school graduates who have mastered English and a 2nd language. 

Getting Smart About Middlebury Interactive’s Innovative Tools for English Language Learners

Getting Smart, a leading source for research, news and analysis in education innovation, has highlighted Middlebury Interactive Languages’ programs for English Language Learners (ELL) as a top new education solution for this fast-growing student demographic.

New Approach Needed for English Language Learners

In March, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan published an op-ed on the need to support “the estimated 4.6 million students learning English” in American schools. The piece, co-written with Libia S.

The Power of Immersion Across All Languages

Did you know that Middlebury Interactive teaches seven different languages to K-12 students?  Between our summer language academies and our online language courses, we offer Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Latin, Spanish and English. Yes, that’s right, English. 

Summer Fun: A New Language Acquisition Model for English Language Learning Students

As the number of immigrant families in the United States increases significantly each year, educators often struggle with the problem of providing adequate language instruction for the ever-growing population of non-native, English Language Learners (ELL). 

New Model for English Language Learners Needed in U.S. Schools

Immigration has been a hot button issue for decades and, while Washington continues to play partisan politics, local school districts are struggling to address the challenges created by the influx of these new students, most of whom come from households where English is not the primary language.

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