"Home visiting programs are increasingly popular in communities across the United States. A two-generation model for health and social service provision, home visiting is designed to support both young children and their caretakers to promote their health, well-being, and long-term outcomes."
Although proven effective in supporting young children and their caretakers, home visiting programs are less likely to see the enrollment of immigrant and refugee families. This brief looks at the strategies some states and counties are using to boost the equity and quality of their home visiting se...
TIPS FOR EDUCATORS: Dual Language: Bilingualism and Biliteracy in an Online K-2 Environment This ELLEVATION blog entry provides tips and suggestions on how to sustain dual language and bilingual programs during distance learning. Guidance includes recommendations for building partnerships with students and families, creating welcoming environments, and provides links to resources that may be helpful in a virtual dual language classroom.
Spanish-language Resources Help Parents Deal with Challenges of Distance Learning This article outlines how Sigamos Aprendiendo, a Spanish language online resource from Khan Academy, provides information for parents of school-aged children. Spanish speaking parents find this native language resource very useful, stating that it has helped them navigate online learning and assist their children during remote schooling.
Watch – Teacher Collaboration: Aligning Content and Language Instruction – This webinar from OELA and REL Southwest examined the policy context for teacher collaboration toward ensuring EL academic success, shared research-based practices and resources, and highlighted promising practices for teacher collaboration and professional development in the post COVID-19 context.
Watch Now: Hispanic Language Heritage Webinar Series The two-part webinar series on Hispanic Language Heritage is now available for viewing. OELA, GlobalMindED, and a distinguished lineup of guest panelists kicked off National Hispanic Heritage Month with engaging discussions to recognize the accomplishments of our Hispanic community and other multilingual individuals, and further promote pathways to continued success.