High-Yield Science Strategies for Reaching ELs

High-Yield Science Strategies for Reaching ELs

When & Where:

September 11, 2020

9:30 am – 12:30 pm CST

Remote Learning via Zoom*

Presented by: Dr. Stephen Fleenor

*Zoom links will be included in confirmation email

What it is:

Helping English learners master science content by building academic language is more important than ever. Drawing from the highly popular strategies in Teaching Science to English Learners, Dr. Fleenor models and explains high-yield techniques to reach and empower students with academic science language.
In this 3-hour workshop, participants will:

    • Develop higher-order open-ended questions
    • Engage with vocabulary strategies
    • Practice using new scaffolds to promote speaking, reading, listening and writing for ELs
    • Practice structuring academic discussions online and in-person with all students

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

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