Moving English Learners Forward on the TELPAS (grades 3-12)

Moving English Learners Forward on the TELPAS (grades 3-12)

When & Where:

August 30 & 31, 2021

8:30 am – 3:30 pm CST

Remote Learning via Zoom*

Presented by: Natalia Heckman & Allison Hand

*Zoom links will be included in confirmation email

What it is:

We invite your classroom teachers and cross-curricular teams to attend this two-day institute. In this practical training, participants will gain an understanding of how to accelerate students’ language proficiencies through effective content-area instruction. Participants will create language-focused activities intentionally designed to help move students forward on TELPAS. In this training, we will explore specific strategies that incorporate technology into content-area classrooms, helping students prepare for the speaking portion of the TELPAS assessment.

Participants will receive:
  • Strategies for improving student performance on all TELPAS domains
  • Specific approaches to increasing students’ TELPAS speaking scores
  • Tips for increasing student motivation toward TELPAS achievement
  • Student-friendly TELPAS rubrics
  • Sample TELPAS-aligned, content-area classroom activities

Who Should Attend:

  • Content-area teachers of English learners in grades 3-12
  • ESL teachers, Coaches, and Specialists
  • ESL/Bilingual Directors and Coordinators
  • Campus Administrators