English Language Learners

Using the CA ELD Standards in Integrated and Designated ELD

This tutorial provides an overview of the relationship between integrated ELD, where the California ELD Standards are used during content instruction, and designated ELD, where the California ELD Standards are used as the focal standards.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

Scaffolding English Learners' Academic and Language Development

Learn about how formative assessment practices, such as planned and just-in-time scaffolding, support English learners’ academic and language development. 

A corresponding handout is available for download.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

Fostering a Learning Culture as a Shared Responsibility

Watch this tutorial to learn about some key approaches to fostering a learning culture, and how these approaches can work together with the CA ELD Standards and the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

Online Communities of Practice

Watch this tutorial about online Communities of Practice to see how you can network and learn with other teachers online.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

What Are the Proficiency Level Descriptors?

Watch this tutorial to learn about the CA ELD Standards Proficiency Level Descriptors and how you can use them as a guide to observe your students’ progress.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

California’s Values for Educating English Learners

Watch this tutorial to learn more about the eight core, guiding values called out in the California ELA/ELD Curriculum Framework. 

 A corresponding handout is available for download.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

The Capacities of Literate Individuals

In this tutorial you’ll learn more about California’s vision and shared values for educating English learners, as articulated in the new California ELA/ELD Curriculum Framework.

A corresponding handout is available for download.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

Intent, Structure, and Elements of the CA ELD Standards

Watch this tutorial to learn about how the CA ELD Standards are structured, what their intent is, how they correspond with the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy, and what they convey about teaching and learning.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

Collaborative Summarizing in 7th Grade History

Watch this video to see how students work in pairs to summarize a grade 7 history text after their teacher, Mr. Harris, models how to locate the best information and combine and condense ideas into summaries.

SOURCE: California Department of Education Professional Learning Module Series

Pages