Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas
UL is making available for public use three online courses that focus on enhancing the capacity of educators (teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators) to plan, implement and reflect on high challenge/high support lessons that simultaneously develop their students’ content understandings, academic uses of language, and analytical skills.
These six professional development essentials were created by Understanding Language to assist schools, school districts, state or county offices of education, and professional development providers as they design well-balanced professional development plans for educators of multilingual learners.
Understanding Language at Stanford University is offering a course through which you will learn how to enhance curriculum by guiding and facilitating meaningful classroom conversations in any grade or subject by:
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.