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Upcoming Professional Development—Bilingual/ESL

2017 Region 4 Bilingual/ESL Conference

RESCHEDULED - December 15, 2017
Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based strategies and research-based information designed for working with English Language Learners (ELLs). Presentations will be framed around relevant topics that directly impact the academic success of ELLs. Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology.  DETAILS





Date Session Title
October 24 Sheltered Instruction Techniques and Strategies in Social Studies
October 31 Reading Comprehension Strategies for Spanish Literacy Development
December 1 Spanish Word Study: Increasing Students’ Vocabulary and Comprehension by Learning How Words “Work”
December 1 Enhancing Children's Vocabulary Development
December 6 Moving from Learning Letters to Learning to Read
December 6 Strategies For English Learners
December 6

Tech Tools for ELLs: Unleashing the Power of Technology to Support Language Acquisition

January 11 Balanced Literacy in the Bilingual Classroom
February 7 Reader's Workshop in the Bilingual Classroom
February 23 The Big Three: Teaching Word Skills, Fluency and Comprehension to Middle School Students





Date Session Title
October 30

Supporting the English Learner through the Collaboration of the LPAC and ARD Committee








Date Session Title
November 6 Languages for All: Differentiation in the Language Classroom
January 30 Assessing What Learners Can Do – Focusing on Proficiency to Design Effective Assessments







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