CLD: Designing Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Classrooms



This Learning Path prioritizes the classroom environment, recognizing that a classroom’s culture, physical layout, and print-rich environment can serve to welcome diverse learners and positively foster their social, emotional, cultural, linguistic, and academic development.


Learning Path Outcomes: 
  • Describe ways to foster relationships and build rapport among students and teachers;
  • Analyze how classroom structures and procedures influence students’ participation;
  • Summarize how student interaction fosters learning and language development;
  • Explore how the physical layout of classrooms influences student interaction;
  • Explain environmental print scaffolds for learning and language development; and
  • Analyze the role and inclusion of native language in print-rich classroom environment.


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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?

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