Using Tech to Boost Achievement of ELs

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When & Where:

December 2, 2019


Hilton St. Louis Airport 

10330 Natural Birdge Road 

St. Louis, MO 63134

What it is:

Are you looking for innovative ways to boost achievement and build language skills with technology? This training will provide teaching strategies that support authentic technology use for ELL (English Language Learners) in their ESL and content area classes. Participants will go beyond just looking at apps that teach a second language; they will discover the five keys to using technology effectively with ELLs. Participants will learn to leverage tech tools and platforms to even the playing field for these students, give them a voice, and allow them to participate meaningfully at the highest cognitive levels.



Attendees will:


  1. Experience hands-on, user-friendly techniques that engage and motivate language learners at all proficiency levels.
  2. Discover powerful uses of open-source technology that lead to success for underserved students.
  3. Gain an understanding of technology that is effective for culturally responsive teaching.
  4. Explore ways to use technology to facilitate a student-centered approach to learning.
  5. Learn how to use technology to promote authentic language use in academic settings.