Research shows that in the state of California a large achievement gap exists for English Learners (ELs), and educators report that they are under prepared to effectively teach their English Learners. In this latest installment of our Curriculum Matters: Learning and Advocacy Series, Leyla Bravo, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives at English Learners Success Forum (ELSF), discusses the importance of centering the needs of English Learners in the adoption of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM).
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
Centering English Learners in Materials, featuring Shelly Spiegel-Coleman, Strategic Advisor at Californians Together
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
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.
High-quality instructional materials are rigorous, grade-level assignments for students.