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Improving Education: Research to Practice

This web page includes the publication Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learner Students: Research to Practice. Here you will find the publication in its entirety as well as each chapter, available for individual study.

The California Department of Education (CDE) is committed to making its educational materials accessible to all.

The Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learner Students: Research to Practice book has been designed to be accessible to assistive technologies that are often used by persons with disabilities. This book is compliant with federal Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Any person having difficulty in accessing the Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learner Students: Research to Practice publication is encouraged to contact the Language Policy and Leadership Office (LPLO) by phone at 916-319-0845 to make an American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation request.

Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learner Students: Research to Practice (PDF)

Introduction: Improving Multilingual Education: Accelerate Learning (PDF)

Chapter 1: The Power and Promise of California’s Multilingual Learners (PDF)

Chapter 2: Asset-Based Pedagogy: Student, Family, and Community Engagement for the Academic and Social–Emotional Learning of Multilingual Students (PDF)

Chapter 3: Multilingual Programs and Pedagogy: What Teachers and Administrators Need to Know and Do (PDF)

Chapter 4: Early Learning and Care for Multilingual and Dual Language Learners Ages Zero to Five (PDF)

Chapter 5: Content Instruction with Integrated and Designated English Language Development in the Elementary Grades (PDF)

Chapter 6: Content and Language Instruction in Middle and High School: Promoting Educational Equity and Achievement Through Access and Meaningful Engagement (PDF)

Chapter 7: Creating Schools and Systems That Support Asset-Based, High Quality Instruction for Multilingual Learners (PDF)

Glossary of Terms (PDF)

Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learners Long Descriptions

Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learners Resources Links

Publication Flyer (PDF)

Webinar Series

The CDE LPLO in the Multilingual Support Division, with support from the Region 15 Comprehensive Center at WestEd, hosted a series of webinars on the CDE publication, Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learner Students: Research to Practice. This webinar series was designed to engage the field and support educators in incorporating the publication into professional learning settings. The publication authors led presentations specific to the chapter they authored.

The archived webinar recordings are available on the WestEd web page: Improving Education for Multilingual and English Learner Students: Research to Practice Webinar Series External link opens in new window or tab..

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
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