What is ELD?
ELD services provide emerging bilingual learners with:
- A solid English language foundation
- Instruction planned by English proficiency level
- An emphasis on verbal and written language
- Ample opportunities for structured, meaningful interaction and collaboration in small groups and in the grade-level classroom
Goals of the ELD Program
English Language Development (ELD) services at Beattie support Emerging Bilingual students as they learn the content and language necessary for success in school and after graduation. Strategies used are focused on developing English in the 4 domains of language: Listening, Speaking,Reading, and Writing.
PSD Language, Culture, and Equity Department: https://www.psdschools.org/programs-services/english-language-learners
WIDA (World-class Instruction Design and Assessment)- Includes information on assessment and strategies for English Language Learners: https://www.wida.us/index.aspx
EL Achieve (Our ELD Curriculum Guide)- Includes information about systematic ELD and PSD's curriculum resources: http://www.elachieve.org/