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English Language Arts

English Language Development/ Region 4 Title 3 Lead



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California Standards:
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Instructional Resources

Digital Chalkboard Professional Learning Modules
This series is the product of collaborative efforts between the California Department of Education and content and professional learning experts throughout California to help educators continue the implementation of the California Standards.

Achieve the Core
This website is full of free content designed to help educators understand and implement the State Standards and other college and career ready standards.

Teaching Channel
Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watch, share, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow.

Understanding Language
Understanding Language aims to heighten educator awareness of the critical role that language plays in the California Standards. The long-term goal of the initiative is to increase recognition that learning the language of each academic discipline is essential to learning content.

Shanahan on Literacy
Information for teachers and parents on teaching and assessing reading, writing, and literacy.

California eStandards App
This app is designed to provide quick and easy access to California's State Content Standards: State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy State Standards for Mathematics English Language Development Next Generation Science Standards

Literacy Design Collaborative
LDC is a national community of educators providing a teacher-designed and research-proven framework, online tools, and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas.

Engage NY is developed and maintained by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to support the implementation of key aspects of the New York State Board of Regents Reform Agenda and the implementation of the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS).

Choice Literacy
Choice Literacy is the home on the web for teachers who lead. This site presents the best of the tools, guides, literacy lessons, and sage advice we've gathered and tucked away as we've worked together over the years, as well as our latest thinking on topics like standards and technology.

Achieve is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit education reform organization dedicated to working with states to raise academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessments, and strengthen accountability.

Parent Resources

These resources have been compiled by the California Department of Education for parents and guardians interested in learning more about the standards and how to support their child's attainment of these standards.


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