Terminology & Theory
Explore below to understand why names, and the language we use, matter.
The importance of using the term language “development” — not “acquisition.” Diane Larsen-Freeman, Professor Emerita in Education and Linguistics, University of Michigan
Full interview with Guadalupe Valdés, Professor Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Education, “What’s in a Name? The Terms We Use to Talk About English Learners, the Theories They Reflect, and Why Labels Matter”
The evolution of education policy and equity as it affects English learners in California. Magaly Lavadenz, Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Loyola Marymount University