Strategy Overview: Use of Multiple Languages in the Classroom
This resource illustrates:
6B) Plan development in each language; 6D) Content understanding in both languages; 7D) Children as language experts
PreK-TK, Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
In a bilingual classroom, or even when teachers do not speak the home language(s) of Multilingual Learners, there are many things the teacher can do to invite home languages into the classroom. This overview suggests the steps teachers can take to draw on all of their students' linguistic resources during instruction.