A welcoming environment that embraces multilingual learners’ wealth of knowledge and cultural assets is one that avoids deficit mind-sets and helps to ensure linguistic equity in the literacy classroom.
This ILA Resource Collection focuses on ways in which educators can move beyond labels and center the lives of their linguistically diverse students by focusing on areas such as writing instruction, family engagement, translanguaging strategies, and more.
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How educators can challenge existing linguistic and cultural inequities in the classroom.
Speaker(s): Lucía Cárdenas Curiel
Effective approaches for immigrant students, including engaging in genuine, mutual learning of their cultural knowledge, experiences, and practices.
Speaker(s): Guofang Li
The award-winning author on the coping strategies she developed as a struggling reader, and how she eventually developed a lifechanging love of words.
Speaker(s): Carmen Agra Deedy
What one teacher has learned about what it means to be a changemaker through working with students and families from 17+ countries. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Katie Lett
Their 3 T’s framework—topics, texts, and translanguaging—and what it looks like in elementary through high school classrooms. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera
A look at how to build on the strengths of English learners to support their language and literacy learning.
Author(s): Ramón Antonio Martínez
How teachers can support emergent bilinguals’ reading while honoring their bilingualism.
Author(s): Laura Ascenzi-Moreno, Rebecca Quiñones
An instructional framework that incorporates multiple languages into classrooms and broadens how to approach writing instruction for linguistically diverse students.
Author(s): Alice Y. Lee, Lara J. Handsfield
How understanding the role of global citizenship in literacy learning spaces is a crucial practice for sustaining adolescent and young adult students’ multilingualism.
Author(s): Sara P. Alvarez, Amy J. Wan
Practical instruction grounded in students’ identities that engages them in meaningful learning and interactions.
Author(s): Rebecca E. Linares