As the number of ELs continues to grow, all teachers must develop the capacity to teach language through content so students can build language proficiency and gain the necessary academic knowledge.
Differentiate with skill and confidence
Ellevation Strategies is an effective and easy-to-use instructional resource that enables teachers to differentiate instruction for students in a variety of multilingual programs in all grades and content areas. Ellevation offers more than 80 classroom activities that all classroom teachers can easily incorporate into existing lessons, regardless of grade level and subject, ensuring best-practice instruction for making language and content accessible to every learner.
The activities represent powerful teaching techniques that empower teachers to make grade-level content accessible for ELs while engaging all students in sound pedagogical practices. In a classroom using Ellevation, students will better develop language proficiencies and progress on the path to reclassification and grade-level mastery of content.
Strengthen your Dual Language program
- View English and Spanish assessment data side-by-side on dashboards to track growth and better plan instruction for both target groups in your program.
- Utilize Instructional activities, including downloads, professionally transadapted into Spanish, to support teachers to promote the high academic achievement pillar of DL.
- Address the bilingualism/biliteracy and socio-cultural competency pillars of DL through professional Practices and instructional activities developed in collaboration with Dr. José Medina and Dr. Sonia Soltero.
Supports quality instruction
Each activity has essential details to support quality instruction: key student information, clear instructions, downloadable resources, student-specific scaffolds, demonstration videos, and more.
Built by experts upon research and best practices
Ellevation Strategies was built upon the most relevant research-based, best practices of English Language Development in collaboration with top experts in the field of language learning and instruction.
In addition to being the organizing template for the activities, our Instructional Framework is utilized by numerous partner districts as a guide for improving teacher practice through job-embedded Professional Development such as supporting PLCs, collaborative planning and training to build educator capacity.