Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Understanding Language has collaborated with Digital Promise to develop the Supporting English Learners micro-credentials, a set of micro-credentials identifying ten critical competencies educators need to understand, adapt and apply to better integrate the learning of both content and language in their classrooms.
These ten micro-credentials address the following:
These micro-credentials guide educators as they enhance their instructional practices and recognize the role teachers play in students’ ability to leverage language while accessing content. Although each of these micro-credentials is unique in its distinct focus, all require educators to reflect on how their instruction influences actual student language use and development – an invaluable skill for today’s educators who lead increasingly complex and diverse classrooms.
Check out the micro-credentials
Enter the keywords “English learners” in the Search box or filter “Understanding Language at Stanford GSE” in the Issuing Organization drop-down menu to find our micro-credentials on the new Digital Promise Micro-credentials Platform.