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    • October 28, 2021
    • November 09, 2021
    • 2 sessions
    • Zoom
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    Dr. Cárdenas-Hagan, a nationally recognized expert in designing reading interventions for bilingual students, will share insights on the intersection of structured literacy with best practices for multilingual learners.

    Webinar 1: Structured Literacy for English Learners

    There are 5 million English learners attending public schools in the U.S.

    The majority of the students speak Spanish as their first language.

    Every professional must understand how to differentiate instruction to help these students achieve second language and literacy skills that are commensurate with their monolingual English-speaking peers.  This session will describe Structured Literacy and the specific cross-linguistic features that can be aligned with foundational skills of reading.  Lesson designs will be modeled and features of Spanish and English and other languages will also be provided.


    Webinar 2: Multitiered System of Supports: Essential Considerations for Implementation Among English Learners


    Description: The number of students in the United States who are learning English as their second or third language
    has increased significantly. Additionally, Multitiered System of Supports (MTSS) have been
    recommended as a framework to ensure high-quality and differentiated instruction, with screening and
    progress monitoring to address and potentially prevent learning difficulties. This session will explore the
    key considerations for implementation of MTSS among English learners. Specifically, language of
    instruction models, oral language proficiency and differentiated literacy instruction. A rubric for
    implementation will also be described and shared with participants.


Past events

April 12, 2021 Immigration and Education Under the Biden Administration: What's New? What Now?
April 05, 2021 Addressing the Socioemotional Well-being of Multilingual and Immigrant Students: Learning from Teachers
October 22, 2020 Maximizing literacy routines for ALL students
October 15, 2020 Capturing Speaking Opportunities as You Teach MLLs Online: Ideas for K-8 Educators
October 08, 2020 Engaging Adult ELs in Conversations in a Distance Learning Platform
October 01, 2020 Talk, Read, Talk, Write: A literacy routine for virtual, face-to-face, or hybrid learning
November 16, 2019 Identifying and Supporting ELLs with Special Needs
May 11, 2019 Reflecting Bilingual Learners' Lives through Literature
April 04, 2019 Gallery Walk of English Learners 2019
October 20, 2018 Translanguaging: Using Home Language as a Classroom Resource
October 18, 2018 Wine and Cheese Fundraiser for Nancy A. Carnevale Grant
May 05, 2018 Welcoming and Supporting Newcomers in Our Classrooms
April 05, 2018 Gallery Walk of English Learners 2018
October 14, 2017 Grappling with Grammar: Where Does it Fit in ESL Instruction?
May 23, 2017 Gallery Walk of English Learners
April 01, 2017 Moving Students Forward: Supporting Long-Term English Learners
October 29, 2016 Our Families, Our Communities: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Learners and Their Families
April 30, 2016 Advancing the Discussion Skills of English Learners to Meet Common Core Demands
November 07, 2015 Developing Academic Vocabulary for EL School Success
May 02, 2015 Language and Literacy: Pairing Fiction and Non-fiction
October 20, 2014 FALL 2014 Conference Engaged Readers: Promoting Language and Literacy with Culturally-­‐Responsive Texts
April 05, 2014 The Interactive Classroom: Strategies to Ensure High Levels of Student Engagement
November 23, 2013 RITELL 2013 Fall Conference
May 04, 2013 RITELL's Spring 2013 Conference ELLs and the Common Core:Strategies and Resources for Teachers
March 09, 2013 Southern New England Regional Dual Language Conference
February 18, 2013 Christel Broady's ESL Lounge
October 27, 2012 RITELL Fall Conference; TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED ELL INSTRUCTION
May 12, 2012 RITELL Spring Conference: Collaboration between content and ESL teachers
April 20, 2012 AGENCY REGISTRATION ONLY: RITELL Spring Conference

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