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Monday Afternoon webinar series

Strategies for Building ELLs' Language Power

Presented by Diane Staehr Fenner and Margo Gottlieb
[Recorded] Date: Monday, April 03, 2017
Duration: 60 minutes

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This interactive webinar presents a framework and a conceptual tool for building ELLs’ academic language—a deal-breaker when it comes to their academic success. Diane Staehr Fenner will present research-based strategies all teachers can apply to ensure multilingual learners simultaneously develop academic language and engage with challenging content. Margo Gottlieb will offer some ideas for planning, implementing, and assessing key uses of academic language within and across the content areas.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Apply strategies to ensure their multilingual learners engage with challenging content
  • Define key uses of academic language and their relevance to teaching and learning
  • Match key uses of academic language to ideas for instructional assessment
  • Integrate what they have learned from the webinar into instruction and assessment