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Designated ELD Fundamentals

ELD Fundamentals

These four English Language Fundamentals guide our work with school districts as they seek to either create or enhance their current Designated (aka "Targeted" or "Standalone") ELD curricular units to build upon the strengths and meet the needs of their multilingual learners.

The Fundamentals provide guidance to teachers, instructional coaches, English learner district leads and curriculum developers to create content materials that are engaging, relevant to their students, and builds their students' disciplinary and language practices. Although these Fundamentals were created with Designated ELD in mind, they can serve to enhance integrated ELD as well.

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