ILA Resource Collections

ILA Resource Collections offer evidence-based, practitioner-friendly content carefully curated by educators and researchers—from recorded sessions and peer-reviewed journal articles to magazine features and research-based instructional practices.

Using Culturally Relevant and Responsive Children's Literature

Using Culturally Relevant and Responsive Children's Literature

Including diverse books in your classroom library isn't enough; it's what you do with them that matters most.

This ILA Resource Collection examines how to implement culturally relevant and responsive literature in your curriculum in meaningful ways that empower student learning. Offering evidence-based, practitioner-friendly content, this collection is your starting point to move your books off your shelves and into your practice.

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Strategies for Multilingual Learners

Strategies for Multilingual Learners

A welcoming environment that embraces multilingual learners' wealth of knowledge and cultural assets is one that avoids deficit mind-sets and helps to ensure linguistic equity in the literacy classroom.

These ILA Resource Collections focus on ways in which educators can move beyond labels and center the lives of their linguistically diverse students by focusing on areas such as writing instruction, family engagement, translanguaging strategies, and more.

For educators of learners ages 5–11

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For educators of learners ages 12+

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