Multilingual Mysteries: Is it counterintuitive to assess in multiple languages when accountability rests in English?
Do you consider it counterintuitive to assess in multiple languages when accountability rests in English? Read this week's blog and submit your answer!
In addition to students' own literacy practices, these storytelling activities can also be key teaching opportunities for EL students because they use multimedia, therefore providing extra scaffolding through images, audio, and video.
Why the change from cross-cultural understanding to sociocultural competence? Why not have a separate strand for sociocultural competence? This post takes a look at these questions through the lens of the 3 pillars of dual language (DL) education as expressed in the Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education, 3rd edition (Howard, et al., 2018).
Thorough preparation is a critical first step in developing lessons that are both accessible and meaningful for EL students. Here are some tools to get started and stay involved!