As a director/professional development provider

This necessary resource introduces a practical and innovative pedagogy designed to help any teacher working with bilingual learners in all classroom settings. There are four purposes of translanguaging that work together to advance social justice:

  1. Support students as they engage with and comprehend complex content and texts
  2. Provide opportunities for students to develop linguistic practices for academic contexts
  3. Make space for students’ bilingualism and ways of knowing
  4. Support students’ socioemotional development and bilingual identities

The translanguing pedagogy is clearly illustrated in practice with concrete examples from three very different classroom settings. Special features include the following:

Scaffolding the pedagogy with these practical examples and features enables professional development providers to guide instructional programming in any context.