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.
Papers
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.
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May 07, 2018

Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Understanding Language has collaborated with Digital Promise to develop the...

Apr 09, 2018

Magda Chia, Director of Strategy, Impact, and Policy, has contributed a chapter to a seminal book,...

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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.

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