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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

New CSET-UL Language and Literacy Project CLAVES
Apr 26, 2021

CLAVES is a small group language and literacy program intended to support the reading and writing development of multilingual learners (MLs) and their peers in upper elementary school. The program focuses on building linguistic and metalinguistic awareness to help comprehend text. 

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.