Update on English Language Learners and the New Content Standards

Andrés Henríquez
Aug 30, 2012 / 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM PDT

A number of efforts have been funded to support the transition to New Standards for English Language Learners (ELLs).  This webinar, which is specifically designed for advocacy groups across the nation, covers three different strands of work and features presentations by:

  • Kenji Hakuta (Stanford University) and Delia Pompa (NCLR) who discuss opportunities for policy advancement as a result of the new standards
  • Guadalupe Valdés (Stanford University) and Chris Minnich (CCSSO) who discuss a Framework for English language Proficiency Development Standards that Corresponds to the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Lani Dunthorn (PARCC) and Magda Chia (SBAC) who discuss assessment design for ELLs.

The recording of the webinar is available here. Total time:  1 hour, 59 minutes.