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Understanding Language Joins CSET
Understanding Language and the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching and are pleased to announce a new working framework that situates UL as part of CSET

Resources and Updates

Building and Maintaining Relationships with Multilingual Students and their Families
Oct 26, 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic is a moment of unprecedented educational crisis, it’s also a unique opportunity to transform our approaches to supporting multilingual learners.

UL/SBAC Webinar on Formative Assessment Process in Remote/Hybrid Learning Environments
Jul 07, 2020

States, districts, and schools have asked for help with using formative assessment practices with English learners in remote/hybrid learning settings. 

UL Professional Development Essentials
Dec 13, 2019

These essentials--which are aligned to Understanding Language’s Key Principles for ELL Instruction--outline an approach to professional learning that is systematic, differentiated, and collaborative.

Principles for the Design of Mathematics Curricula: Promoting Language and Content Development
Feb 28, 2017

Our goal is to provide guidance to mathematics teachers for recognizing and supporting students' language development processes in the context of mathematical sense making.