Sophisticated Language Use Awaits ELLs in Standards

April 2012
Education Week;4/25/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 29, pS34
The article discusses the sophisticated language use and scholarly vocabulary changes to the curriculum for English-language learners (ELLs) as part of the U.S. Common Core State Standards. A World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) consortium project has designed five English-language-development standards, and other initiatives include the Common Core en Español and the Understanding Language project.


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