Research to Policy: Critical Conversations in Language Education

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The virtual migration of student learning & interaction from the classroom to the cloud is leaving many behind.

Almost one year since the pandemic began, policymakers now have access to the latest studies, research, and resources on the current status as well as best practices in digital education for our most vulnerable learners.

Throughout 2021, CAL will host live, open discussions with policymakers on the status of Digital Equity in U.S. Education.

Each episode of our 30-minute webinar series, “Research to Policy: Critical Conversations in Language Education,” examines education for multilingual learners and culturally diverse populations through the lens of digital equity. Topics range from student assessment, teacher education, students with disabilities, early childhood education, and more.

Click below to learn more and register for our upcoming conversations: 

Digital Equity and Dual Language Bilingual Education | May 18, 2021 @ 4:00 PM EDT

Speakers will consider digital teaching and learning in dual language bilingual education programs, including Indigenous language programs.

Register here


Replay Past Webinars from this series:

Digital Equity in Education: Whence and Where to? | Feb 23, 2021

Resources: 

  • CAL Commentary – Internet Disparity for ELs (Arias, 2020)
  • CSEL Policy Brief –Educating English Learner Students During the Pandemic: Remote & In-person Instruction & Assessment (August, et al, 2021)

Assessment of English Learners in the New Digital Landscape | Mar 30, 2021

Watch the recording


Teacher Education in the Post-COVID Era of Digital Learning | Apr 20, 2021

Watch the recording


Family Engagement and Digital Equity | June 22, 2021, 4:00 - 4:30PM ET

The exciting line-up of speakers include:


Digital Equity for Students with Disabilities

Speakers:

Stay tuned! More conversations will be announced in late Spring 2021.

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