Find considerations and questions to ask parents and families about their children’s past experiences with language. Explore what can be learned from questions and why the answers matter.
This resource offers sequenced guidance for programs to use as they implement the recommendations in Classroom Language Models: A Leader's Implementation Manual.
Program leaders can use these guides to develop practices and systems to support the full and effective participation of children who are dual language learners and their families.
Integrating Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Practices to Support Children Who Are Dual Language Learners
Explore this first of three guides designed to support program leaders. Discover ways to help program staff reflect on their own understanding and beliefs about learning and speaking more than one language.
In the third of three guides designed to support program leaders, learn ways to improve engagement with the families of children who are dual language learners across your program.
Explore what the research says about how preschool children develop language and process two or more languages. Learn about strategies and resources for supporting high-quality instructional interactions.
Use this resource to check whether materials for children and families are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
A Planned Language Approach promotes equity by recognizing children's strengths and building on cultural assets. Explore how early childhood education staff can work to promote equity across roles and settings.
Explore how coaches can support education staff as they use the Planned Language Approach’s Big 5 for ALL language and literacy strategies in their work with children ages birth to 5 and their families.