This Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest video explores how educators can implement culturally and linguistically responsive practices in their literacy instruction. In the video, REL Midwest Technical Assistance Consultant Christina Grayson and American Institutes for Research Senior Researcher Dr. Lisa Hsin describe the importance of leveraging multilingual students’ home languages and/or dialects to support their literacy learning, affirming that all language knowledge is advantageous when learning how to read. The video provides practical strategies educators can use to engage students’ oral language strengths in learning to read, write, and comprehend printed language.
ERIC DescriptorsCoaching (Performance), Cultural Relevance, Culturally Relevant Education, Data Use, Evidence Based Practice, Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Phonological Awareness, Professional Development, Reading, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Student Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Skills
Midwest | Resource Type:
Video | Resource
Date: September 2023