Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas
Understanding Language co-chair Kenji Hakuta recently sat down with Colorín Colorado for an interview on how he became interested in language learning, our work to this point, and the math resources currently in development. Watch the interview or read a transcript here.
The final Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were officially released on April 9. Created by twenty-six partner states, the standards aim to provide a rigorous and comprehensive framework for K-12 science education. We offer congratulations to all who contributed to this substantial achievement.
On March 2nd, Kenji Hakuta attended and presented at the Education Success Project Colloquium at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Professor Hakuta spoke about the shift in teaching culture necessitated by the Common Core State Standards--a move toward more and more complex student language use.
We are pleased to announce that Understanding Language has received a seed grant to develop a Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, though Stanford’s office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning.