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Past Presentations

2-Way CABE (California Association for Bilingual Education) 2007 Annual Conference

July 9 - 13, 2007
Burlingame, CA
Visit the 2-Way CABE 2007 Conference Web site.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Realizing the Vision of Two-Way Immersion

Presenters: Julie Sugarman and Liz Howard

This presentation highlighted a new book from Liz Howard and Julie Sugarman, Realizing the Vision of Two-way Immersion: Fostering Effective Programs and Classrooms. Drawing on ten years of research, the authors illustrate how the cultures of intellectualism, equity and leadership reinforce positive instructional practices at four effective TWI schools.

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Grand Peninsula C
10:30 AM


Thursday, July 12, 2007

Comparing Writing Development in English and Spanish

Presenter: Liz Howard

This presentation focused on English and Spanish writing outcomes from a large-scale two-way immersion study of upper elementary students. Specifically, the presenter shared longitudinal findings of writing development over a three-year period, highlighting similarities and differences within and across languages, native language groups, and writing domains.

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Sandpebble C
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM


Friday, July 13, 2007

Assessments in the Partner Language: A New Resource

Presenter: Julie Sugarman

Julie presented a Web page under development at CAL that lists published literacy and content assessments in Spanish and other languages that are suitable for TWBI programs. Participants were invited to provide input to the project by sharing their opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of the tests they currently use.

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Sandpebble E
9:00 AM

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