Participants will learn academic vocabulary strategies that will help ALL students and will practice using vocabulary strategies to apply to practice the very next day.
Participants will learn 5 ready-to-implement strategies to support English Language Learners with content mastery and practice strategies to use tomorrow in the classroom.
Quick Tips to Benefit ELL students will teach you to use language development standards to design your lessons. Participants will also get tools to plan a language development rich lesson, which benefits all students in the classroom.
The Do's and Dont's session will provide easy tips for those new to working with ELL students. Participants will understand how to meet the needs of a diverse student population.
Participants will learn to use the WIDA assessment, understand the Home Language Survey and explore the characteristics of language acquisition for English Language Learners.
Increase the use of technology in your classroom to best serve English Language Learners. Begin by exploring applications that are a useful addition to your ELL strategies, and implement them into your daily instruction.
Participants who have worked with ELL students before will advance their strategies in increasing the rigor of ELL instruction, add research-based instructional strategies to the ELL toolbox and practice effective instructional strategies in a supportive environment.