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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New resource from the Council of the Great City Schools: Instructional Framework for English Language Development

Aug 25, 2014

The Council of the Great City Schools recently developed this free resource, designed to guide districts in accelerating achievement for English Language Learners (ELLs).

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Looking Back as We Move Forward: New Website for the Classics on ELL

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 Yosemite National Park (both are friends who are leaders at Sanger Unified School District in California).  This was Matt’s first experience in the back country, and as we came to a beautiful vista, Jon (an avid backpacker) shared a comment about how,

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The classics area of the website is looking good. I've redesigned my blog too and it was no mean feat! Http://Commoncorelessonplantemplate.net

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