Moving English Learners Forward on the TELPAS Listening & Speaking:

Grades 3-12

When & Where


August 3, 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Remote Via Zoom*
Presented by: Allison Hand
*Zoom link will be sent in confirmation email

What it is:

We invite your classroom teachers and cross-curricular teams to attend this three-hour session. 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 Listening and Speaking. 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 create working lessons tailored specifically for their content-area. Participants will receive: 

  • Strategies for improving student performance on the listening and speaking TELPAS domains
  • Specific approaches to increasing students’ TELPAS speaking scores
  • Sample TELPAS-aligned, content-area classroom activities 

Who Should Attend:

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