Early childhood educators can support learning at home for young children and their families in culturally and linguistically responsive ways. This tip sheet provides resources and strategies to help.
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.
The Ready DLL app offers access to resources and strategies for supporting children who are dual language learners (DLLs). Teachers and caregivers can also learn key words and phrases in four languages.
Explore this series of vignettes to help you reflect on your own cultural beliefs and assumptions. Apply what you learn about yourself to develop a collaborative and responsive practice in your work with families.
Using Data to Support the Full and Effective Participation of Children Who Are Dual Language Learners (DLLs) and Their Families
Explore the many languages dual language learners speak in Head Start programs. Discover how children’s being bilingual supports their development, learning, and success in life.
Explore ways to ensure children who are dual language learners and their families can fully participate in Head Start, child care, and pre-K programs.
This webinar series provides strategies for implementing the Planned Language Approach's (PLA) Big 5 for ALL.
Special Considerations: Developmental Screening of Children Ages Birth to 5 Who Are Dual Language Learners (DLLs)
Discover key strategies program leaders should consider when screening children who are dual language learners (DLLs).
Young children who are dual language learners (DLLs) and those who speak English all require high-quality experiences in Background Knowledge; Oral Language and Vocabulary; Book Knowledge and Print Concepts; Alphabet Knowledge and Early Writing; and Phonological Awareness.
Learn ways to develop young children’s phonological awareness and how families can help their children build this key skill. Find out how kindergartner, Joan, developed phonological awareness from birth.