This edWebinar will focus on the basics of second language acquisition, exploring the theories of Chomsky and Krashen, including learner differences and development.
This edWebinar examines practices, strategies, and tools for teaching specialized language, unlocking the full potential of your students.
In this edWebinar learn how five evidence-based instructional best practices help English Learner students engage in classroom instruction.
This edWebinar will provide a well-rounded perspective of how young children are building language, physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and motor development skills.
It’s almost impossible to ignore that K-12 classrooms in the U.S. are filled with students from increasingly diverse cultural backgrounds: race, nationality, religion, economic, etc. Many teachers, though, still aren’t sure how to move from recognizing the diversity to creating a mutually responsive learning environment. In his presentation, “Culturally Responsive Teaching: Key Principles and Practices,” Dr. Ken Springer, Professor of Education and Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at Southern Methodist University, explained why teachers should view diversity as an opportunity and what questions to ask to ensure they’re building a culturally inclusive classroom.
This edWebinar will discuss the importance of family and community involvement—particularly on behalf of English learners.
In this edWebinar, Dr. Amy Heineke will share how Understanding by Design® (UbD) provides an ideal framework to support language simultaneous to content learning.
This edWebinar focuses on culturally responsive teaching (CRT) with students of all ages who are not native English speakers. The first part of the edWebinar introduces the basic principles of CRT. The second part covers a range of strategies and tips for putting CRT into practice.
In this edWebinar, we will provide practical solutions to encourage and support English Learner students to speak—and speak often.
Whether you teach a second or a foreign language, this edWebinar will help you make the most of error-correction opportunities to support your learners’ language acquisition.