ILA Resource Collection: Strategies for Multilingual Learners


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.


About the Resource Collection


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Standard: $60.00
Members: $55.00

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Lucía Cárdenas Curiel on Creating Spaces That Support Emergent Multilingual Learners

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Lucía Cárdenas Curiel on Creating Spaces That Support Emergent Multilingual Learners

How educators can challenge existing linguistic and cultural inequities in the classroom.

Speaker(s): Lucía Cárdenas Curiel


Guofang Li on Culturally Reciprocal Teaching

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Guofang Li on Culturally Reciprocal Teaching

Effective approaches for immigrant students, including engaging in genuine, mutual learning of their cultural knowledge, experiences, and practices.

Speaker(s): Guofang Li


Carmen Agra Deedy on Growing Up as an English Learner

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Carmen Agra Deedy on Growing Up as an English Learner

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


Katie Lett on Lessons Learned From Teaching Immigrant and Refugee Students

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Katie Lett on Lessons Learned From Teaching Immigrant and Refugee Students

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


Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera on Developing a Critical Bilingual Literacies Approach to Teaching

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Carla España and Luz Yadira Herrera on Developing a Critical Bilingual Literacies Approach to Teaching

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


Beyond the "English Learner" Label: Recognizing the Richness of Bi/Multilingual Students’ Linguistic Repertoires

Beyond the "English Learner" Label: Recognizing the Richness of Bi/Multilingual Students’ Linguistic Repertoires

A look at how to build on the strengths of English learners to support their language and literacy learning.

Author(s): Ramón Antonio Martínez


Bringing Bilingualism to the Center of Guided Reading Instruction

Bringing Bilingualism to the Center of Guided Reading Instruction

How teachers can support emergent bilinguals’ reading while honoring their bilingualism.

Author(s): Laura Ascenzi-Moreno, Rebecca Quiñones


Code-Meshing and Writing Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms

Code-Meshing and Writing Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms

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


Global Citizenship as Literacy: A Critical Reflection for Teaching Multilingual Writers

Global Citizenship as Literacy: A Critical Reflection for Teaching Multilingual Writers

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


Meaningful Writing Opportunities: Write-Alouds and Dialogue Journaling With Newcomer and English Learner High Schoolers

Meaningful Writing Opportunities: Write-Alouds and Dialogue Journaling With Newcomer and English Learner High Schoolers

Practical instruction grounded in students’ identities that engages them in meaningful learning and interactions.

Author(s): Rebecca E. Linares