Posted on 01/22/2013 at 11:33 AM by Global Reach
School districts across Iowa and the nation are working to align their curriculum (both intended and enacted) to the Iowa Core or Common Core State Standards. Addressing the needs of all students in this work is essential. Our ELL students are without exception.
To learn more about how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will impact English language learners and their educators, families, and districts the following resources from ¡Colorín colorado! may be of interest:
• What does the Common Core Mean for ELL Students? http://www.colorincolorado.org/educators/common_core/ell/
• Top Ten Resources on the CCSS for ELLs: http://blog.colorincolorado.org/2013/01/01/top-ten-resources-on-the-ccss-for-ells/
• Common Core Resource Section: http://www.colorincolorado.org/educators/common_core/