Geared toward families of English Learners in grades PreK through 5, these accessible family and caregiver activities help children hone their language skills while engaging in everyday activities.
English language learners
Carnegie Math Pathways and Rhode Island Department of Education Partner to Support Algebra Readiness for Multilingual Learners
RIDE will work closely with Carnegie Math Pathways at WestEd and other partners to pilot a course that combines student-centered pedagogy and a real-world curriculum to strengthen students' pre-algebra skills while encouraging their social and emotional development.
Building State-Level Data Capacity in Arizona to Improve Instructional Services for English Learners
With REL West coaching and support, the Arizona Department of Education is learning to implement new data collection methods and to use reliable data to inform policy and practice.
WestEd’s Johnpaul Lapid talks about virtual professional learning that helps educators develop young English Learners’ academic language and literacy.
“It’s about equity,” says WestEd's Ruth Sebastian. “Giving every student access to rigorous, grade-level content and providing them with the supports they need to be successful.”
WestEd's Jennifer Blitz talks about virtual professional learning that helps educators provide and facilitate students’ opportunities to listen, speak, and read in ways that lead to writing.
Learn about professional learning opportunities and resources to accelerate learning and improve outcomes for English Learners.
Our most accessed resources offer educators guidance on a range of topics, including practicing and prioritizing self-care and strategies for trauma-informed distance learning.
Read evidence-based strategies designed to help educators differentiate between English learner students who have difficulty acquiring language skills and those who may have a learning disability.