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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Oct 19, 2017

Understanding Language is asking for your help in identifying the tools and supports that we might develop for teacher...

Sep 07, 2017

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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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