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English Language Development Guidebook
English Language Development Guidebook: Designing, Delivering, and Evaluating Services for Multilingual Learners
The Guidebook provides assistance to Colorado educators, administrators and school board members in their continuing efforts to address the linguistic and educational needs of multilingual learners by sharing information on legislated and judicially mandated policies as well as best practices and program procedures. The complete Guidebook can be viewed and/or downloaded at your convenience by opening links to chapters below.
- Guidebook: Principles, Contributors, and References
- Chapter 1: Understanding Multilingual Learners
- Chapter 2: Federal and State Requirements
- Chapter 3: Understanding the Districts’ Obligation to Identify, Assess, Place, Monitor, and Exit Multilingual Learners
- Chapter 4: Designing Effective Programs to Meet the Needs of Multilingual Learners
- Chapter 5: Components of an Effective Language Instruction Educational Program
- Chapter 6: Multi-Tiered System of Supports, Special Education Needs, and Gifted Education
- Chapter 7: Evaluating and Managing Programs for Multilingual Learners
- Chapter 8: Family and Community Engagement
- Chapter 9: Understanding Secondary Multilingual Learners
- Chapter 10: Considerations for Educating Refugees
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