2007 CREATE Conference

Academic Language and Content:
A Focus on English Language Learners in the Middle School

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Presenter (alphabetical listing)

August, Diane

Bailey, Alison L.

Echevarria, Jana

Fisher, Doug

Francis, David J.

Klentschy, Michael P.

Linan-Thompson, Sylvia

Schleppegrell, Mary

Short, Deborah

Snow, Catherine E.

Valdés, Guadalupe

Walqui, Aída

Presentation Title (alphabetical listing)

Academic English: Interactions between Student and Language

Academic Uses of English: A Focus on Science

Apprenticing the Academic Uses of English: Middle School English Language Learners and their Teachers

Assessment, Accountability, and Instruction for ELLs Under NCLB

Creating Literacy-Rich Middle Schools

Effective Classroom Practices—English Learner Development Strategies in Science

Learning History, Learning Academic Language

QuEST (Quality English and Science Teaching)

Social Studies Instruction

Supporting English Language Learners' Success with Academic Language: What Teachers Need to Know

Welcome and Overview of CREATE

Word Generation


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