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English Language Development Guidebook
2021 English Language Development Guidebook: Designing, Delivering, and Evaluating Services for English Learners
The ELD Guidebook provides assistance to Colorado educators, administrators and school board members in their continuing efforts to address the linguistic and educational needs of English learners by sharing information on legislated and judicially mandated policies as well as best practices and program procedures. The complete 2021 ELD Guidebook can be viewed and/or downloaded at your convenience by opening links to chapters below.
- ELD Guidebook: Guiding Principles, Contributors, and Glossary
- Chapter 1: Understanding English Learners
- Chapter 2: Federal and State Requirements
- Chapter 3: Understanding the Districts’ Obligation to Identify, Assess, Place, Monitor, and Exit English Learners
- Chapter 4: Designing Effective Programs to Meet the Needs of English Learners
- Chapter 5: Components of an Effective Language Instruction Educational Program
- Chapter 6: Multi-Tiered System of Supports, Special Education Needs, and Gifted Education
- Chapter 7: Evaluating and Managing Programs for English Learners
- Chapter 8: Family and Community Engagement
- Chapter 9: Understanding Secondary English Learners
- Chapter 10: Considerations for Educating Refugees
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