Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content
Based on a 21st century approach to academic literacy that is aligned with todayís rigorous standards, this resource provides research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help educators develop effective classroom activities. The package includes a comprehensive workbook supported by authentic classroom video and two complete unit plans on CD-ROM. Learn more.
CAL 2014 Institutes: Professional Development Opportunities in Washington, DC
CAL is continuing to expand its successful series of professional development institutes focusing on key issues for educators. CAL institutes provide research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help you develop effective classroom activities, including meeting the demands of the Common Core State Standards. Learn more about each institute and register.
Language and the UN: Symposium on Language and Equality
April 29, 2014 ♦ New York, NY
At this symposium under the session topic of defining equality, CAL President Terrence Wiley and CAL Vice President Beatriz Arias will present The Recent Assault on Education as a Human Right in the United States with Implications for Linguistic Minorities. This event, chaired by Humphrey Tonkin, University of Hartford and Chair, CAL Board of Trustees, is organized by The Study Group on Language and the United Nations in cooperation with The University of Hartford and the Centre for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems. Learn more.
Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States: Research, Policy, and Educational Practice New!
This timely and comprehensive publication provides a state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United States, providing a foundational perspective on how these languages are learned and used in a variety of contexts and outlining the importance of drawing on these languages as valuable national resources. Learn more.
Revamped CAL Store Launched
CAL has revamped the CAL Store website to enhance online security and our order management and fulfillment services through a new partnership with an ecommerce management company. We are committed to making this change as easy and seamless as possible for our customers.
We have developed a web page that provides more details. Learn more.
Implementing the Common Core for English Learners: Responses to Common Questions
Many educators have questions about integrating the Common Core State Standards into content area curricula for English learners. This new brief, designed for practitioners, provides information and answers based on CALís practical experience and academic expertise on language learning and English learners. Learn more.