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Centering English Learners: A Necessary Component of High-Quality Instructional Materials

October 12, 2021

In order to create an equitable learning environment, it’s necessary to provide high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials that address the language needs of English learners (ELs) in both their primary language and English.

Learn from Shelly Spiegel-Coleman, Strategic Advisor at Californians Together, and Pivot Learning about the urgency of supporting our current and former ELs, who comprise 37% of California’s 6.1 million public school students.

Join the Curriculum Matters Conversation in California

California policy and advocacy organizations are invited to participate in the final no-cost Curriculum Matters: California Learning & Advocacy session being held on August 18. Curriculum Matters: Advocacy and a Call to Action will feature special guest Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, award-winning author and director of the Urban Literacy Collaborative and Clinic at Georgia State University.

Catch Up On Previous Conversations from the
Curriculum Matters: Learning and Advocacy Series:

Why High-Quality Instructional Materials Matter, featuring Jess Box, EdReports Director of Field Services

Advancing Educational Equity with Standards Alignment, featuring Shannah Estep, EdReports Senior Outreach Specialist

Cultural Relevance in High-Quality Instructional Materials, featuring Jen Arberg, Director of Mathematics Leadership at UnboundEd, and Pivot Learning

Advocating for English Learners, featuring Leyla Bravo, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives at English Learners Success Forum

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