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Advancing ALTELLA Toolkit No. 1: Applying the Framework

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?

Language and Disability Needs Framework

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.