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Psychology Tips to Make Foreign Language Learning Easier
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on July 25, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips
Psychology Tips to Make Foreign Language Learning Easier

Learning a foreign language could be quite a challenge. Stepping into a whole new world of words, rules, sounds, and expressions can be intimidating for most learners. However, with the right guidance and a clear goal, it doesn’t have to be that difficult.


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Showing Up for Immigrant Learners (and Each Other)
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on July 23, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
Showing Up for Immigrant Learners (and Each Other)

In her journal article, Showing Up for Immigrant Learners (and Each Other), Andy Nash dives into ways programs and classrooms can develop and demonstrate safe learning environments. Immigrants can feel intimidated and fearful and sometimes find it difficult to seek comfort in their education.


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Fostering Transformative Learning in Educational Settings
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on July 10, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
Fostering Transformative Learning in Educational Settings

In her article from the Adult Literacy Education Research Journal, Lisa M. Baumgartner covers the elements of educational settings that foster transformative learning.



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How Policy Changes Affect Local Immigrant Learners
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on June 26, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
Immigrants being affected by policy change

In her journal article, Susan Finn Miller covers the impact of recent immigration policies and the impact these policies have on individuals in her local community.

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Immigrants Learning English in a Time of Anti-Immigrant Sentiment
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on June 14, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy


Immigrants bring a wide variety of skills that favor the market productivity and add to the economic life of the country. They contribute to the development of the U.S. economy through the skills they bring to the market (cognitive skills such as abstract thinking, non-cognitive skills such as motivation and initiative, and specific skills such as the ability to operate machinery) and through the small business they own.

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