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iPods in Classroom Can Boost Academic Time and Resources for English Language Learners

Providing English language learners (ELLs) with iPod Touches, or similar handheld devices, can increase learning time and motivation, according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education.

Bias against languages other than English hurts students, says scholar

Bias against languages other than English hurts students, says scholar

Say What?: "When students who have limited English language proficiency fall behind in school or score poorly on important tests, teachers may assume they have learning disabilities," says Dr. Alba Ortiz, professor of special education in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.