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.


May 19, 2014

In releasing these classic resources for ELLs, I remember a comment that Jon Yost made to Matt Navo a few years ago while we were backpacking in...

Apr 23, 2014

New York State released a comprehensive plan to prepare for success of its 214,000 ELL students in the era of the Common Core.  The plan addresses...

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Apr 02, 2014

The Office of English Language Acquisition OELA will be hosting a Professional Development Institute on April 2, 2014, with follow-up sessions on April 3, at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference in Boston!

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