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CAL Digest Series
CAL offers selected digests in print collections. Add these valuable resources to your reference library. Learn more about our digest collections.

CAELA Network Briefs
Download summaries of current evidence-based information on issues related to adult English language acquisition.

CAELA Briefs Archive
Browse our archived collection of briefs related to adult English language learning. These briefs were created as part of the Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA) project, 2004 - 2007.


Online Resources: Briefs

CAL is launching a new series of briefs, reports on topics of current high interest in applied linguistics and language education designed to help translate research into practice for education practitioners.

CAL Practitioner Brief

CAL-Practitioner Brief coverImplementing the Common Core for English Learners: Responses to Common Questions
In the course of conducting professional development and other activities designed to improve outcomes for English learners, CAL staff have encountered questions from educators about integrating the Common Core State Standards into content area curricula for English learners.

This brief, designed for practitioners, provides information and answers based on CAL’s practical experience and academic expertise on language learning and English learners.

Read the PDF online.

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