Print, color, and enjoy! Use the Advancing ALTELLA coloring book for a fun classroom or at-home project. The coloring book artwork represents multilingual learners with disabilities.
Browse this flyer to learn more about the Advancing ALTELLA Tell Us About Your Child Survey Pilot Study. The flyer outlines things like who should participate in the pilot study, as well as next steps to take if you’re interested in participating.
Candoo, the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Field Test dog, wants you to feel the love this Valentine’s Day! Download, print, color and share these Candoo-themed valentines.
Candoo, the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Field Test dog, wants you to feel the love this Valentine’s Day! Download, print and share these Candoo-themed valentines.
Advancing ALTELLA Snapshots are short, informative articles that highlight experts, educators, and topics of interest. This snapshot features Advancing ALTELLA expert and teacher Madison Leech and her perspective on English language development.
Use the six elements in the toolkit to better understand students’ language and disability needs. In the toolkit: 1. Brief No. 2 – Applying the Framework: A Matrix for Educators to Address Students’ Language and Disability Needs; 2. Language and Disability Needs Framework; 3. Learning Matrix; 4. Using Verbs to Shape Your Objectives and Outcomes; 5. Student Language Builder; 6. Video: What Does Language Learning Look Like?
This verb list helps you consider where your students may need to start when accessing the content of your lesson. You can also use it to think about your target objectives for students’ language learning.
This framework helps you better understand how language and disability needs apply to each student, and how to customize instruction and assessments according to each student’s unique needs.
Brief No. 2: Applying the Framework: A Matrix for Educators to Address Students’ Language and Disability Needs
This brief applies the considerations of students’ language and disability needs while maintaining an environment where students continue to acquire language and deepen their understanding – all while using the Advancing ALTELLA Language and Disability Needs Framework and Advancing ALTELLA Learning Matrix.
Watch this dynamic, fun video, which is narrated by real-life ESL teacher Madison Leech, to learn how all the elements of Advancing ALTELLA Toolkit No. 1: Applying the Framework work together!
This matrix illustrates how a concept can be taught with increasing language demand. Use the matrix after assessing how a student accesses content based on their position in the Advancing ALTELLA Language and Disability Needs Framework.
The Student Language Builder is a planning guide that incorporates the Advancing ALTELLA Language and Disability Needs Framework, Advancing ALTELLA Learning Matrix, and shared goals to help develop an educational plan to support each student while increasing language demand. Download and print this PDF to use as you create student plans!