Recent Workshops for Academic Literacy for Multilingual Learners
Writing with Newcomer Students
Engaging student talk, whole class conversation, written output.
Building Identities as Readers and Writers in the Dual Language Classroom
Leveraging linguistic and cultural assets of students and families.
Advancing Academic Literacy for Long-Term English Learners (LTELs)
Meaningful projects alongside explicit language instruction.
Academic Language Development (ALD) in the Designated ELD classroom
Language practice and reinforcement with content-specific tasks.
Composing first-person narrative essays for reflection on the history of students’ relationship with language.
Collaborative Writing: Supporting the Academic and Social-Emotional Needs of Multilingual Learners
Co-creating texts to inspire engagement, confidence, and growing facility with academic language.
Using Multimedia to Engage ELD Students’ Academic Writing
Using graphics, images, text, video to build comprehension and language use.