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New Answers to Systemic Inequity of Language Learning

Learning Counsel EduJedi Report

Release Date: 09/20/2021

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In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Report, your Host LeiLani Cauthen speaks with Chris McMurray, the Learning Counsel’s new Chief Academic Officer. As the Learning Counsel begins direct engagements with schools and school districts, Chris McMurray will take the point and help guide them towards real transformation. According to Cauthen, “There's a new future being built. First, there's a teacher shortage and almost every single district is talking about that. And the few that weren't were experiencing other elements of the perfect storm, which is they're losing students,...

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Age-old instructional methods for language learning have had structures that predispose them to English-language only delivery models. New digital delivery mechanisms makeway for learning scaffolding that is culturally responsive to empower educators to lead bi-lingual learners in systems without built-in prejudices. Listen to find out exactly what it means to have learning built digitally to improve outcomes in language learning and empower educators to address individual needs in less time.

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Age-old instructional methods for language learning have had structures that predispose them to English-language only delivery models.  New digital delivery mechanisms make way for learning scaffolding that is culturally responsive to empower educators to lead bi-lingual learners in systems without built-in prejudices.  Listen in to find out exactly what it means to have learning built digitally to improve outcomes in language learning and empower educators to address individual needs in less time.