• Session One: Exploring My Culture and ELs Strengths
  • Session Two: Developing Understandings of Culture--Mine and My ELs
  • Session Three: Considering ELs as a Resource in My Teaching
  • Session Four: Developing Knowledge of Assets and Legal Obligations
  • Session Five: Attending to Standards and Classifications with WIDA
  • Session Six: Positioning ELs within the School Game
  • Session Seven: Promoting ELs Learning through My Learning
  • Session Eight: Celebrating and Presenting My Learning
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  • HW 5.4 Learning about Classifications and Standards

    Considering the Processes and Reasons for Classification and the Role of Standards


    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Create a learning environment that is sensitive to and supportive of English language learner’s cultural identities, C and literacy development, and content area knowledge.

    Assessment: 50 pts.

    Due: Session 5

    Teachers can work from the perspective of an informed educator as they make decisions about programs and placements for ELs.

    Students have explored the Inclusive Pedagogy characteristic of guiding principles. In preparation for exploring the characteristic of essential policy, students are asked to consider issues of standards and classifications for ELs. 


    1. Click on the following link to download the viewing guide: VS 5.2 Standards and Classifications  for your notes.

    2. Then watch video segment 6.2 Standards and Classifications. Click on this link. (Scroll down and select Session 6 on the left side of the page and then choose 6.2 Standards and Classifications.) 

    This content is provided to you freely by Equity Press.

    Access it online or download it at https://equitypress.org/bilingual_education/hw_42.