The National Dual Language Education Teacher Preparation Standards
by Michael D. Guerrero and Joan R. Lachance
The NDLETPS are intended to provide guidance for the preparation of dual language education teachers and other related school personnel, while allowing for the flexibility to address myriad local contextual realities and language groups, inclusive of and also beyond Spanish-English programs.
The NDLETPS draws from a variety of sources in presenting six Standards: Bilingualism and Bilteracy; Sociocultural Competence; Dual Language Instructional Practices and Pedagogy; Authentic Assessment in Dual Language; Professionalism, Advocacy, and Agency; and Program Design and Curricular Leadership.
Dual Language Education New Mexico to partner with Abt Associates and education groups to study dual language immersion in NM charter schools’ sector
Study to focus on dual language programs in charter schools
Dual Language Education New Mexico (DLeNM) has announced a collaboration with Public Charter Schools of New Mexico (PCSNM); the New Mexico Public Education Department; researchers with the University of Connecticut; and Abt Associates, a Maryland-based research and consulting firm, to conduct a two-year study on student outcomes in New Mexico’s charter school sector, focusing on charter schools offering dual-language instruction. This research partnership was made possible with support from Arnold Ventures, a Texas-based philanthropy.
Fall 2020 Soleado is here!
Soleado: Promising Practices from the Field. In this issue you will find several articles written by teachers experimenting with online teaching and learning—Jessica Raugitinane found effective ways of Gladifying her online instruction, Natalie Olague reports on brainstorming sessions that took place during DLeNM’s Summer Institute with teachers from around the country relating both successes and challenges for online instruction, and Ron Yoder and Loretta Salazar remind of the importance of developing relationships in high school; Alicia Calvo, de las escuelas públicas de Chicago, describe su programa infantil y Trinidad Muratalla de Santa Fe da consejos para enseñar una forma gramatical en español; and so much more!