NC English Language Development
The NC ELD standards serve as the framework that guides each Public School Unit (PSU) in the development of the curriculum and instruction of their English learners. These standards are not intended to be curriculum, nor do they indicate the whole of the curriculum to be written by a PSU. The ELD standards, together with cross-disciplinary academic content standards and disciplinary practices, define the language English learners need as they move toward college, career, and civic readiness. Use of the NC ELD standards should be complemented by a well-developed, content-rich curriculum, and effective pedagogical approaches within an equitable educational program for English learners (WIDA 2020).
Explore the slide deck on the left to learn more about the NC ELD SCoS.