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
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
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
Practical suggestions for building healthy relationships and facilitating positive learning experiences.
Author(s): Amelia Ashworth Cain
Translanguaging and how it can be used to deepen multilingual students’ understandings of texts, develop students’ sense of confianza (confidence), and foster critical metalinguistic awareness.
Author(s): Ofelia García, Jo Anne Kleifgen
How building integrated communities and sustaining families’ multiliteracies and languages is essential to engaging families of bi/multilingual learners.
Author(s): Lisa M. Dorner, Kim Song, Sujin Kim, Lina Trigos-Carrillo
On the need to support bi/multilingual learners with instruction that is interactive, cognitively challenging, strength based, and filled with authentic experiences.
Author(s): Amanda P. Goodwin, Robert Jiménez