CLD: Building Awareness on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Schools



Build an awareness of the rich cultural and linguistic diversity in schools in this introductory Learning Path by Dr. Amy Heineke. This series of Learning Paths was designed to support teachers and leaders in better serving the increasingly diverse student populations in classrooms and schools through authentic, engaging, effective, and responsive practice.


Learning Path Outcomes:
  • Investigate the increasing cultural and linguistic diversity in US schools;
  • Compare approaches to teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students;
  • Describe the policies that influence practice with CLD students in schools.
  • List and deconstruct the various labels used to define CLD students in schools, and
  • Explain the importance of discerning students’ diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Additional information

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Continuing Education Credits



Amy Heineke

Amy Heineke

Associate Professor of Bilingual and Bicultural Education in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago

Amy has facilitated students’ learning in both elementary and secondary classroom settings for the last 15 years and has supported a wide array of practitioners working with linguistically diverse students in English-medium and bilingual settings around the United States and Latin America.


Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Answer: Yes, after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

How long will I receive access to this Learning Path?

Answer: You will receive lifetime access

How will I gain access to the Learning Path?

Answer: An email will be sent to you after purchase with your access code and login details. If you have any questions regarding access to your learning path, email our support team at support@eduplanet21.com

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