Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas
Sara Rutherford-Quach, Annie Kuo and Hsiaoin Hsieh from Understanding Language recently published an article, Understanding Their Language, in the fall issue of American Educator. The article addresses how UL online professional development courses can and have helped educators support learners to simultaneously learn rich content and develop language skills.
The EL Success Forum has compiled evidence-based resources and tools that support materials developers and educators as they create and adapt instructional materials to be more inclusive of English learners.
Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Understanding Language has collaborated with Digital Promise to develop the Supporting English Learners micro-credentials, a set of micro-credentials identifying ten critical competencies educators need to understand, adapt and apply to better integrate the learning of both content and language in their classrooms.