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New Starters! February 8

We have six lovely new starters this week at Lexis Byron Bay – Maria, Adeline, Nadine, Yuka, Liliane and Vera.

Maria is from Argentina and she is the youngest of 10 brothers and sisters! 354 more words

Student News

10 minute English | Arguing Opinions

When two people have different opinions, they may have a discussion about those opinions. That discussion can be called a debate, dispute, discourse, disagreement, 234 more words


You're Certifiable

“You’re certifiable” sounds like it might be a nice thing to say. But it isn’t. It means you’re crazy. Other sayings used to refer to a faulty mental state include, “the lights are on, but nobody’s home” and “he’s not playing with a full deck”.

American Idioms

For Young Newcomers, School Offers a Stepping Stone to Life in America

Around the nation, cities that take in refugees face the challenge of how to educate young people who speak little or no English. The NewsHour’s April Brown visits Houston, now the most diverse city in the U.S., where Las Americas Newcomer School teaches both the ABCs and the basics of life in a new country. 15 more words

Cultural And/or Linguistic Diversity

New Instructional Model Helps English Learners Succeed

The growing number of English learners in US schools has risen by 145 percent. Teachers are grappling with strategies that effectively impact learning for these students. 45 more words


Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartsville

Multiple Intelligences are a highly effective Universal Design approach to teaching and learning.

At the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, in Gainesville, Georgia, students know exactly how they are smart. 13 more words

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