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Past Presentations

OELA Summit VI: Preparing ELLs to Succeed in the 21st Century

October 29 -31, 2007
Washington Hilton
Washington, DC

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October 29, 2007

National Definitions of High Quality Language Instructional Programs for ELLs

Abstract: This presentation provided an overview of program alternatives that are offered to meet the diverse and complex educational needs of English language learners: (1) two-way immersion; (2) maintenance bilingual education; (3) transitional bilingual education; (4) sheltered instruction in English. Programs designed specifically for newcomer students were also be addressed. The summary of program types highlighted specific features and conditions that will help educators determine which programs meet their students needs, fulfill their goals, and match their resources.

Presenters: Margarita Caldern, Donna Christian, Patricia Mathes, and
Deborah Short

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Jefferson Room

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