Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas
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:
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!
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.
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.