What we do
We synthesize knowledge, conduct research, and develop resources for diverse organizations and individuals that meet students’ evolving linguistic needs under the new CCSS/NGSS. We impact policy, professional learning, curriculum, and assessment.
Enhance Curriculum and Instructional Resources
Facilitate Systemic Improvement
Design and Implement Professional Learning
Connect Research, Policy, and Practice
What ourpartners say
Staff from Understanding Language are working closely with the leaders of educational organizations to build systems of assessment, professional development and policy development, advance knowledge, foster learning conversations, and vet, create and pilot resources among their networks and communities.