• Foundations of Education for Emergent Bilinguals
  • 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 6.4: Collecting Evidence for My Portfolio

    Gathering Hard Evidence of My Learning


    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Demonstrate how culture affects language development and academic achievement.

    Assessment: 50 pts.

    Due: Session 7

    Teachers can utilize some of the ideas presented in this TED talk to apply them in their work with English language learners they teach.

    Students are learning about teaching English language learners.  They have studied the Standards for Effective Pedagogy and Critical Learning Domains.  They will watch a TED talk about polyglots—people who speak many languages to apply it to their instruction for ELs.


    1. For your final project you are to construct a portfolio of your learning. The directions and rubric are in HW 1.5. 
    2. You will represent your learning as statements of Aha's represented by an artifact and an explanation.
    3. You will provide one AHA for each characteristic of Inclusive Pedagogy:

    You will have time to work on this in Session 7 and this will be your major homework for Session 7. The project is due in Session 8.

    This content is provided to you freely by Equity Press.

    Access it online or download it at https://equitypress.org/bilingual_education/hw_63.