Core of the Matter

Oct 22, 2014

Kenji Hakuta and Jeff Zwiers recently posted an entry on the Alliance for Excellent Education’s “Core of the Matter” blog, focusing on academic language, equity, and the Common Core State Standards.
 
They describe three “under-realized principles” that they have encountered through their work with teachers of English Language Learners:

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Tina Cheuk’s Venn Diagram Noted Again

Oct 01, 2014

Tina Cheuk’s accomplishment in visualizing the CCSS and NGSS standards with respect to their language-related practices got note again in an Education Week piece http://bit.ly/1vxnn3Y today.  Congratulations, Tina! 

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Little remark, when you add a link to a page please make it open in another tab. I checked it out. The venn is awesome! Regards: http://creately.com

Schools to Learn from Nomination

Sep 15, 2014

Our vision at Understanding Language is to increase college, career and community readiness for all students - especially English Language Learners (ELLs) - by transforming the quality of their educational experiences.

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Announcing the Fall 2014 MOOC Lineup!

Aug 29, 2014

We are excited to be offering two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) this fall, both designed to help teachers support students’ language use and content learning in the context of the new standards.

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