Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas
Understanding Language is excited to announce the launch of our professional development resources in the Smarter Balanced Digital Library.
We are thrilled to share a recently-published article on the Stanford Graduate School of Education website about the MOOCs developed by the Understanding Language Initiative as professional development for teachers in helping their students master the complex language and reasoning skills
As the year comes to a close, I cannot let 2015 dawn without noting the important anniversaries that passed this year.
· Sixty years ago (1954), Brown v. Board set the stage for racial desegregation, that “separate but equal” was not enough.
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: