• Session One: Exploring My Culture and ELs Strengths
  • Session Two: Developing Understandings of Culture--Mine and My ELs
  • Session Three: Considering ELs as a Resource in My Teaching
  • Session Four: Developing Knowledge of Assets and Legal Obligations
  • Session Five: Attending to Standards and Classifications with WIDA
  • Session Six: Positioning ELs within the School Game
  • Session Seven: Promoting ELs Learning through My Learning
  • Session Eight: Celebrating and Presenting My Learning
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  • LA 3.1: Water as a Problem, Right, and Resource



    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Interpret the historical context of diversity and discrimination and evaluate how it impacts current practices.

    Assessment: 25 pts.

    TA: 20 Minutes

    Teachers can articulate a greater understanding of cultural and linguistic diversity through multiple perspectives.

    Teachers have explored their own culture, the changing demographics of their state, and cultural misinterpretations.  They are now ready to consider multiple perspectives of language.


    1. Together you will watch a video that considers Water as a problem, right, or resource. You can access a viewing guide here. Your facilitator will share the video, but you can access it independently at this link. You will scroll down to Session 3 on the left side of the screen and then select Segment 1. Then move back to the top and click on the small video screen to watch.
    2. After  watching the video, your group will consider the distinctions between water as problem, right, or resource. Record your thinking on the "Water as a problem, right, or resource" provided by your facilitator. Each of you can get a copy of the chart by clicking here: “Water as a......” chart.
    3. Together you will discuss with the whole class your thinking. Be prepared to share your questions and insights.

    This content is provided to you freely by BYU Open Learning Network.

    Access it online or download it at https://open.byu.edu/bilingual_education/la_3.1.