Week of July 12
Slow Chat July 16-19
Building Intellectual Capacity in Multilingual Learners
Tanya Hill (She/Her) @TeachLikeALady
Audience: Elementary and Middle School
This session is designed to show language practitioners how to apply Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in the multilingual classroom. Creating a learning environment that stimulates brain development is crucial for all students. Participants will leave with practical ways to develop lessons that increase the intellectual capacity of multilingual learners.
Building Better Sentences with Secondary Newcomers
Natalia Heckman (She/Her) @NataliaESL
Audience: middle and high school
This webinar offers teachers of English Learners an opportunity to examine common ELA practices through the lens of Language Acquisition Theory and to explore an approach to scaffolded sentence-level writing instruction. Teachers will learn to introduce complex syntactic features to secondary Newcomers through communicative context and deliberate practice.
Making Cultures Visible
Caterina Lazor (She/Her) @CaterinaTeach
As our communities continue to diversify, the need for our education system to support newcomers both socially and academically is apparent. In this session, Caterina Lazor draws on her experiences and data collected through her own research to highlight the importance of helping students increase their sense of belonging in the classroom through culturally responsive practices that work for all grade levels.