Dual Language Learners
These strategies and resources help teaching staff appropriately observe, assess, and record learning development in children exposed to two languages. Visit frequently for new resources and updates.
Planning & Literacy Development
This section provides important resources and strategies to help teachers understand curriculum concepts and develop lesson plans that promote positive literacy experiences for DLL children.
Focus on Language Development
Teachers should support DLL children in learning environments that celebrate differences. This section helps teachers articulate the advantages of dual language development, and overcome challenges when serving DLL children.
Creating Supportive Environments
In this section, teachers can find innovative and inspiring ways to create and organize environments that respond to the unique needs of DLLs and integrate all children in the classroom.
Celebrating Culture & Diversity
This section offers resources for programs and teaching staff to support individual differences as well as cultural and linguistic diversity in DLL children and their families.
Last Reviewed: October 2009
Last Updated: April 5, 2016