Early insights: What teachers say about materials for Multilingual learners
January 18, 2022
A productive, powerful, and transformative classroom experience that is responsive to multilingual learners is only possible when teachers are set up for success. High-quality instructional materials are an essential element of this effort. But without the perspectives and insights from teachers—the educators on the ground—we will never be able to truly understand what needs to be improved and how to do so.
That’s why San Diego State University (SDSU) and ELSF collaborated to conduct an interview study that elevates teachers’ voices in what is needed in instructional materials to support multilingual learners. We interviewed over 50 teachers with an average of 14 years of experience under their belt to hear directly from them about what’s working, what’s not, and what support they need to be able to provide the type of learning environment that every multilingual learner deserves.
Read the full blog on Voices from the Field.