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.
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.
Use this second of three guides to help program staff improve their intentional language support for children who are dual language learners.
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.
Use this resource to check whether materials for children and families are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
Discover information and strategies to help Head Start program staff support children who are dual language learners (DLLs) and their families as they make the transition to kindergarten.
Learn ways to support home visitors who work with families of children who are dual language learners (DLLs). Explore strategies to support DLLs’ learning in the Big Five for All areas of early literacy.
Explore this brief to learn how home visitors can support children who are learning more than one language. Find out how a solid foundation in a child’s home language is key to later language success.
Explore how to partner with families of children who are dual language learners. Learn ways staff can build these partnerships and help children be healthy and successful in school and in life.