Beginning in a new school, grade, or classroom can be a daunting prospect for any student. However, when English isn’t a student’s first language, the barrier to adaptation is especially challenging.
Presented by Maya Goodall, Senior Director of Emergent Bilingual Curriculum, Lexia Learning
The last two school years have been a challenging time for many students who were learning English while speaking a different language at home. First, they needed to access and use remote learning technologies, and then they needed to continue developing their language and literacy skills despite the pandemic-related disruptions and other difficulties they and their families faced.
Presented by Kristie Shelley, M.Ed., Senior Director of Emergent Bilingual Curriculum, Lexia® Learning; and Cynthia Peng, MA TESOL, Manager of Educational Content for Lexia® English Language Development, Lexia® Learning
Presented by Cecilia Espinosa, Ph.D., Author; and Laura Ascenzi-Moreno, Ph.D., Author
Presented by José Viana, Senior Advisor of Educational Partnership, Lexia Learning
Presented by Dr. Barbara Nemko, Superintendent, Napa County Office of Education (CA); Olivia Martinez, English Language Development & Biliteracy Director, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (TX); Jennifer Jelavich, Colusa County District Administrator, Colusa County Office of Education (CA); and Pinky Jelavich, Jennifer’s Assistant, Colusa County Office of Education (CA)
Moderated by Ilene Rosenthal, CEO, Footsteps2Brilliance
Presented by Melanie Rogers, Training Team Lead, Rosetta Stone English
Review six characteristics of culturally responsive teaching—from understanding accent varieties to incorporating education technology