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Bilingual Education & English as a New Language

Linguistically Diverse Learners and the NYS Next Generation P-12 Learning Standards

A Series of Topic Briefs Produced for the New York State Education Department by Nonie K. Lesaux, Ph.D. & Emily Phillips Galloway, Ed.D.

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is pleased to present to you a series of eight topic briefs produced for NYSED by Nonie K. Lesaux, Ph.D. from Harvard University & Emily Phillips Galloway, Ed.D. from Vanderbilt University.  These briefs are designed to aid New York State educators in implementing the NYS Next Generation Learning Standards; complement and support the Next Generation Standards and related documents;  offer an expansion and deeper explanation of concepts embedded in the Standards, Introduction, and Preface; and provide additional guidance to the field particularly in settings serving linguistically diverse learners.   

Topic Brief One: Advanced Literacies for Academic Success

Topic Brief Two: What Goes Into Effective Reading Comprehension

Topic Brief Three: Hallmark One of Advanced Literacies Instruction: Engaging, Content-rich Texts

Topic Brief Four: Hallmark Two of Advanced Literacies Instruction: Classroom Discussion

Topic Brief Five: Hallmark Three of Advanced Literacies Instruction: Building Written Language

Topic Brief Six: Hallmark Four of Advanced Literacies Instruction: Academic Vocabulary and Language

Topic Brief Seven: Advanced Literacies Instruction: Spotlight on Interactive Units of Study

Topic Brief Eight: Spotlight on Language Production Projects

Updated 1/11/2024