EL Achievement

This was the most practical and useable information about teaching ELD I have received in nearly 25 years of public school education.

Heidi Kreklau

Teacher, Bellevue Union School District

This was a very engaging, very practical workshop. I now have many strategies I can use in my classroom to ensure that all students have the tools to use and understand academic language.

Dorothy Hughes

Hebrew Academy of Tidewater, Virginia Beach

Empower ELs with the language and high-level literacy essential for career and college success. In this interactive institute, learn powerful pedagogy to help ELs of all proficiency levels build academic language through both integrated and designated ELD. Engage in interactive demonstrations, analyze videos, and collaborate to apply learning to plan and teach high-impact ELD.


  • Identify priorities for academic language instruction.
  • Learn six high-impact lessons to build language across all domains.
  • Use scaffolds strategically to support AND foster independence.
  • Collaborate to plan ELD lessons connected to rigorous content and literacy learning.
  • Use formative data to differentiate and refine teaching.
  • Leverage social networking to share resources within and beyond the institute community.