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Multilingual Education

This resource provides tips for teaching bilingual students.

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Acquire a basic knowledge of the linguistic aspects that are relevant for language learning, with particular focus on the main areas of difficulties for plurilingual students with dyslexia and possible recommendations of support.

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Acquire basic knowledge of the main differences between languages and of the main difficulties plurilingual individuals may encounter, due to the differences between the languages previously acquired and the languages to be acquired.

This manual translates key phrases into Arabic, Dari, Bos/Cro, Slovenian, German, and English.

This resource introduces language and linguistics, with a focus on African languages and English.

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This MTB MLE Resource Kit is for people who recognise that "inclusive and quality education” is possible only when children are able to understand the language used in school.  The Kit was developed for three specific stakeholder groups: policy makers, programme implementers and community members. The five booklets in the Kit provide a “big picture” of successful MTB MLE programmes and suggestions for the roles each group can take as they plan, implement and maintain their programmes.

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Many EFL students are already multilingual, but they may not realize the strengths they bring to language learning. This article calls on instructors to help students develop language awareness and guide them to find ways to apply what they know about language. The author shows how this process occurred in a sociolinguistics course and includes sample lessons for all ages and a variety of levels of proficiency. Lessons incorporate the students’ language knowledge in such skill areas as grammar and vocabulary.

This 32 page booklet is part of the Educational Practices Series developed by the International Academy of Education. It provides insight into language learning and offers strategies which will facilitate the learning of another language.

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This article suggests activities to promote interpersonal tolerance.

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"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." ~ Socrates
"If your tree brings the fruit of knowledge / it shall bring the sky down to the earth” - Nasir Khusraw (1004 – 1088 AD)
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -- Herbert Spencer
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave. -- Hadith
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward
Asking good questions is half of learning. -- Sufi saying
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. ― Aristotle
Enlightenment must come little by little-otherwise it would overwhelm. -- Idries Shah
We were scared. But school was where we wanted to be. -- Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Afghan education activist
Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female. -- Hadith
Education is a living treasure for all humankind. ~ Ehsan Ullah, Founder, Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ~ Jorge Luis Borges
A teacher is a candle that burns to enlighten others. ~ Afghan proverb
There is a path to the top of the highest mountain. ~ Afghan proverb
Drop by drop a river is made. ~ Afghan proverb
We should all attempt to acquire as much knowledge as possible in order that we may render our services to society in the manner of the women of early Islam. -- Queen Soraya of Afghanistan, 1926
If you learn even one word more than yesterday, you will be totally a different person.