The Visual Non-Glossary

Workshop & Resource

The Visual Non-Glossary

Workshop & Resource

When & Where:

July 22, 2021

Remote learning via Zoom*

9:30 am – 12:30 pm CDT

Presented by: Dr. Stephen Fleenor

*Zoom links will be included in confirmation email

What it is:

In the upcoming school year, are you hoping to see more students speaking and writing using science vocabulary words in context? The Visual Non-Glossary is a resource designed to do just that! With over 700 structured visuals aligned to key science vocabulary and over 2,100 conversation promptsbased on the visuals, The Visual Non-Glossary is an invaluable tool for next-generation, student-centered instruction. In this workshop, which includes access to The Visual Non-Glossary, Dr. Fleenor models and explains how to use the resource in a variety of different lessons.

In this 3-hour session, participants will:

  • Engage with The Visual Non-Glossary website
  • Plan out structured conversations using The Visual Non-Glossary
  • Practice interacting with The Visual Non-Glossary from both the teacher and student perspective
  • Engage with a variety of strategies to facilitate deep, structured conversations in the classroom

Who Should Attend:

  • Science teachers of ELs, bilingual learners, and English-only learners
  • ESL teachers
  • Campus/district administrators
  • Instructional coaches and specialists
  • District science and ESL coordinators