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Improved Lesson Planning With Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Description:

Researchers explored 45 northern California teacher candidates' implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in the classroom. The data suggest that all students, in particular those with special needs in general education settings, benefit from lesson plans that incorporate UDL techniques. 
 

Categories:
Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Special education, Inclusive practices, Equity, Culturally responsive pedagogy
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Research

The CUNY-NYSIEB Guide to Translanguaging in Latino/a Literature

Description:

This guide offers analysis of language use in 32 works of Latino/a literature that are appropriate for Grades PreK-12, analyzing 17 books for grades PreK-6 and 15 books for grades 7-12. The analysis of each book includes lexile level, themes, author biography and website, a list of supplemental resources, a summary of the book, and an analysis of the way that the author uses translanguaging, the flexible use of linguistic resources, in literature.

Categories:
Emergent bilinguals/ELs, Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Gender diversity, Inclusive practices, Equity, Social justice, Diverse income levels, Anti-bias education, Culturally responsive pedagogy
Content Areas:
Language Arts, General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines, Other

Culturally Responsive Teaching: 4 Misconceptions

Description:

From the Cult of Pedagogy website:

The term “culturally responsive teaching” has been around for decades, but it seems to have gotten more attention in recent years. That’s good news: With our classrooms growing more diverse every year, teachers should be more interested in how they can best teach students from different backgrounds.

The not-so-good news is that in some cases, teachers think … Read more

Categories:
Culturally responsive pedagogy
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Organization Website

Social Justice Standards (2016)

Description:

Anchor standards and age-appropriate learning outcomes for anti-bias education in K-12 classrooms are provided in this document published by Teaching Tolerance.

Published by: Teaching Tolerance

Categories:
Social justice, Anti-bias education
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines

Access and Equity--CA ELA/ELD Framework (2015)

Description:

This chapter provides information and guidance to educators in their work to support all students in achieving their highest potential.

 Published by: California Department of Education

Categories:
Emergent bilinguals/ELs, Language diversity
Content Areas:
Language Arts, General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines

Equity Literacy for Educators: Definitions and Abilities (2017)

Description:

Four key abilities of equity literate educators are defined.

Published by: Equity Literacy Institute

Categories:
Equity
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines, Other

Equity and Digital Contexts for Literacy Instruction

Description:

This Literacy Leadership Brief from the International Literacy Association discusses the relationship between equity and digital contexts for literacy instruction.

Published by: International Literacy Association

Categories:
Equity
Content Areas:
Language Arts
Media type:
Position Paper

Expanding the Canon: How Diverse Literature Can Transform Literacy Learning (2018)

Description:

This Literacy Leadership Brief from the International Literacy Association argues for an expansive approach to literature selection in which the diverse streams of culture, history, and language comprising the human experience are represented.
 

Categories:
Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Equity
Content Areas:
Language Arts, General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual

Enhancing Academic Instruction for Adolescent English Language Learners With or at Risk for Learning Disabilities (2017)

Description:

This article outlines pathways to academic learning for English Language Learners (ELLs) and students with learning disabilities. It presents instructional strategies to support the development of reading and language proficiency simultaneous with making content learning accessible.

Published by: CEEDAR Center

Authors: Diane Haager and  Anna V. Osipova

Categories:
Emergent bilinguals/ELs, Language diversity, Special education
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual

Evidence-Based Practices for English Learners (2016)

Description:

This analysis identifies effective practices for English learners based upon a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) model. The practices include three central areas: (a) academic instruction, (b) monitoring of student progress, and (c) family-school partnerships.

Published by: CEEDAR Center

Authors: Richards-Tutor, C. Aceves, T. Reese, L.

Categories:
Emergent bilinguals/ELs, Language diversity, Inclusive practices
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines