Moving ELs Forward on TELPAS Listening & Speaking (Grades 3-12)

Moving ELs Forward on TELPAS Listening & Speaking (Grades 3-12)

When & Where:

September 14 & 16, 2020

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm CST

Remote Learning via Zoom*


Presented by: 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 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