Teaching Resources
Developing open-source teaching resources that support language development and learning in the content areas. Click below for our new unit in English Language Arts.
Analyzing the shifts, challenges, and opportunities in the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
Our Mission
To heighten awareness of the language and literacy issues embedded within the new Standards.


Mar 21, 2018

Steven Weiss, Director of Leadership Initiatives at Understanding Language, will be co-presenting a workshop at the annual California Association...

Feb 26, 2018

Starting March 20, Drs. Sara Rutherford-Quach, Jeff Zwiers and Erika Moore Johnson at Stanford Graduate School of Education will offer ...

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Mar 25, 2017

What are the language and literacy demands in the Next Generation Science Standards? All students, including ELLs, are expected to engage in academic
discourse. During this session, participants explore how language and literacy practices can be used to advance science learning.