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March 13, 2008 www.cal.org


Refugee Families & Refugee Youth Videos

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A New Day: Refugee Families in the United States

Be Who You Are: Refugee Youth in the United States

Learn more about these videos created to assist refugees and refugee service providers in learning more about the adjustment of refugees to their new lives in the United States.

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Conference Update

CAL will be presenting and exhibiting at the following conferences this spring. Bookmark our conference page to stay up-to-date on CAL at conferences.

CAL Booth @ Conventions

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2008 Convention
March 29 – April 2, 2008
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC

View our AAAL 2008 presentations.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 2008 Convention
Worlds of TESOL: Building Communities of Practice, Inquiry, and Creativity

April 2 – 5, 2008
New York Hilton & Sheraton New York

View our TESOL 2008 presentations.
Visit us at Booth #3225.

CAL Presentations
CAL staff will be presenting at the following conferences this spring. Watch our Web site for updates and new information.

Georgetown University Roundtable
March 14 – 16, 2008 Washington, DC

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
March 24 – 28, 2008 New York, NY

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
March 27 – 29, 2008 New York, NY

National Council on Family Literacy
March 30 – April 1, 2008 Louisville, KY

April 10 – 13, 2008 Sacramento, CA

Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE)
April 28 – May 1, 2008 St. Louis, MO

Save the Date
Immersion Education: Pathways to Bilingualism and Beyond
October 16 – 18, 2008
Crowne Plaza Hotel – St. Paul Riverfront
St. Paul, MN

CARLA (Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota) and CAL are collaborating on the third international conference on immersion education set for October 16 – 18, 2008, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Watch our Web site for more details.

Great Lakes Comprehensive Assistance Center
Female Teacher with Students

Learn more about our work with the Center and view a page focused on resources available for English language learners.

What's Different Training of Trainers Planned for Summer 2008
Workshop Participant

Watch our Web site for details about the What’s Different Training of Trainers Institute coming in DC this summer.

What's Different Materials

Professional development services featuring What’s Different About Teaching Reading to Students Learning English?

Learn more about these teacher training materials and CAL’s professional development services.

Resources on Literacy and Adolescent English Language Learners
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Double the Work: Challenges and Solutions to Acquiring Language and Academic Literacy for Adolescent English Language Learners

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Measures of Change: The Demography and Literacy of Adolescent English Learners

Learn more about these research reports.

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