PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. FEE OF $150 INCLUDES LUNCH BOTH DAYS! MARCH 23-25, 2016 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GLAD®)
#1 Engaging Language Learners through Kagan Structures for Active Engagement
Presenter: Rachel Treaster, Kagan Professional Development
Boost academic achievement with Kagan Structures: simple, research-based instructional strategies that make learning more active and interactive. You learn easy ways to use Kagan Structures as a part of every lesson, creating greater engagement, deeper understanding of the content, improved retention and greater liking for class and content.
#2 Science & Math Instructional Strategies - Building Academic Success for ELs through Content and the Common Core Standards - Grades 6-12
Presenter: Ron Rohac, Educational Consultant
This hands-on, teacher friendly workshop is loaded with practical applications and strategies that meet the Common Core State Standards. Participants will work through a number of lesson plans and activities in science and mathematics, demonstrating how to build academic language and literacy components for English Learners into content lesson plans without compromising the grade-level concepts or curriculum standards.
#3 Unpacking the ELD/ELA Framework and Standards for Integrated and Designated ELD Time
Presenter: Ivannia Soto-Hinman, Whittier College
The new California ELA/ELD Framework calls for ELD to be both a dedicated subject and a focus of all content areas. This hands-on session is an excellent introduction to some very positive ways to help make that happen. Participants will have the opportunity to deeply understand the new ELD standards and will work with a template and routine for determining the foundational skills and knowledge English Learners need as they work across the curriculum.
#4 Be GLAD 2-Day Institute
Presenters: Noshaba Afzal, Be GLAD LLC, Jabbar Beig, Be GLAD LLC, Marcia Brechtel, Be GLAD LLC, Michele Rasner, Be GLAD LLC
Award winning GLAD Model strategies will be shared, putting the research & theory of GLAD into action with alignment to the New Common Core Content Standards. Participants will experience effective strategies for multiple disciplines to support English learners- but proven effective for differentiation for English only students too. Official Credit for the Be GLAD 2-Day Workshop will be granted to participants, so participants will need to attend both full days to receive credit and be eligible to attend the future Be GLAD Classroom Demonstration.
#5 An Overview of Two-Way Bilingual/Dual Immersion Programs: Authentic 21st Century Learning for All Students
Presenters: Kris Nicholls, CABE Professional Development Services, Jody Wiencek, Educational Consultant
This institute is designed for participants who are interested in developing or beginning a two-way bilingual/dual immersion program. Participants will interact with experienced practitioners as they provide a critical overview of the two-way bilingual/dual immersion program including definitions, goals, theoretical rationale, criteria for success, and basic components for implementation.