Designing K-12 Language Learning Pathways
The Designing K-12 Language Learning Pathways resource guide provides complexes and schools with 1) information on the options to build language programs; and 2) tools and processes to plan for and implement new language courses and K-12 pathways.
The Hawai‘i State Department of Education (Department) envisions all Hawai‘i public schools embrace, promote, and perpetuate multilingualism and multiculturalism to support learners, families, and communities.
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The Designing K-12 Language Learning Pathways resource guide provides the following tools and processes for complexes and schools to plan for and implement new language courses and K-12 pathways:
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The resource guide is created in response to input from the Multilingualism Policy Advisory Committee to support policy implementation by creating a centralized resource bank for complexes and schools to create multilingual pathways. The document is created with input and feedback from the Multilingualism Policy Advisory Committee, Multilingualism Task Force, Office of Hawaiian Education, and Office of Student Support Services (Deaf Education and English Learner Program). The Region 19 Comprehensive Center provided technical assistance with the creation of the document.