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The Center for Applied Linguistics provides a comprehensive range of research-based language and cultural education resources and testing tools. CAL's experienced staff of researchers and educators is committed to using the results of our research and programmatic activities to develop practical resources related to language teaching and learning, cultural orientation, linguistics, and more.

Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education – Third Edition

Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education – Third Edition

Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education has been updated to reflect new knowledge, practices, and policies in the arena of dual language education. The third edition of this widely used resource is designed to serve as an effective tool for planning, self-reflection, and continual improvement.  

Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas

Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas

Based on a 21st century approach to academic literacy that is aligned with today’s rigorous standards, this resource provides research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help educators develop effective classroom activities. The package includes a comprehensive workbook supported by authentic classroom video and two complete unit plans on CD-ROM.

Learning the SIOP Model

Learning the SIOP Model

Learning the SIOP Model is a practical, hands-on tool for educators to learn more about the SIOP Model and its effective use in the classroom. Video clips from authentic classroom lessons demonstrate various features of the SIOP Model, and the companion viewers guide provides hands-on resources for use in professional development and in the classroom.