In this webinar, presenter Dr. Lindsey Moses of Arizona State University shared her knowledge about aligning the Common Core State Standards with a reading and writing workshop instructional model in elementary settings. This base of knowledge could be utilized to better understand how to meet the academic and linguistic needs of English language learners within the reading/writing workshop model.
Preparing today’s students with 21st Century skills increasingly includes language. While the advantages to bi- and multilingualism are readily recognized, the advantage our ELL students are readily primed to have is often overlooked.
With the economy limping along, growing ever-so-slowly, funding new programs or expanding existing ones can be challenging for K-12 educators. But it isn’t impossible! In this webinar, presenters and education funding experts Deb Ward and David DeSchryver shared tips and pointers for navigating the money trail.
Like all online learning models, implementing an online language learning program can be a large task to undertake. Without the right plan, implementation goals can get lost in translation. Jennifer Frazier explored different implementation models, as well as best practices for implementation.
Imagine a school district where personalized language-learning enables elementary students to learn Spanish and Mandarin. Envision school buildings where anyone, including teachers, paraprofessionals and cafeteria staff, can experience learning a new language; and students benefit by engaging in conversations with native adult speakers in a variety of school settings.
English language acquisition while learning academic content poses great challenges for English Language Learners (ELLs) under the Common Core State Standards. In this webinar the unique learning challenges of ELLs and solutions for helping them achieve academic success was discussed.