Center for Applied Linguistics

September 2017


Earn Credit with CAL Institutes: Research-Based Professional Development

CAL Institutes offer proven strategies and practical tools to help educators boost student outcomes. Join us in Washington, DC or ask about services delivered at your location. Featured below are two upcoming October institutes and there is still time to register.

Teaching Reading to Students Learning English: Training of Trainers
October 16-18, 2017

Newcomers In Your School: Cultural Connections and Instructional Strategies

December 6-7, 2017

Learn more and register.

Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education
Third Edition Available November 2017

The third edition of this widely used resource will reflect new knowledge, practices, and policies in the arena of dual language education and is designed to serve as an effective tool for planning, self-reflection, and continual improvement.

Preorder your copy today.


Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures

This report examines the evidence on the developmental progress and school success of English learners from birth through grade 12 who live in homes in which a language other than English is spoken.

Learn more.


Learn and Earn Credit with Online Courses from CAL

CAL's affordable self-paced online courses help educators learn about key topics in language education at their own pace. Participants receive a CAL Certificate of Completion that can often be used to obtain continuing educational credits from your school or district.

CAL also offers tiered pricing to schools and districts who wish to have groups of teachers participate in our online courses.

Learn more and register.


Upcoming Conferences

CAL is proud to be a sponsor of these upcoming fall conferences.

Community-Based Heritage Language Schools Conference
October 7, 2017 ♦ Washington, DC

Learn more and register.

Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Annual Education Summit
October 11 - 14, 2017 ♦ Houston, TX

Learn more and register.

WIDA 2017 National Conference
October 16 - 19, 2017 ♦ Tampa, FL

Learn more and register.

La Cosecha Dual Language Conference
November 1 - 4, 2017 ♦ Albuquerque, NM

Learn more and register.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2017 Annual Convention
November 17-19, 2017 ♦ Nashville, TN

Learn more and register.

 


Introduction to Dual Language Education: Key Features and Best Practices

A dual language self-paced online course from CAL and Santillana USA

This new interactive, self-paced online course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to dual language education with a focus on the Three Pillars of Dual Language Education used by successful programs.

Participants receive a Certificate of Completion that can often be used to obtain continuing education credits from your school or district.

Learn more and register.


Featured Event: WIDA 2017 National Conference

WIDA 2017 National Conference
October 16 - 19, 2017 ♦ Tampa, FL

WIDA's annual conference will provide preK through Grade 12 educators of language learners opportunities for professional development, idea sharing, relationship building, and strategic collaboration. CAL is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the WIDA 2017 National Conference.

Learn more and view CAL staff presentations at WIDA 2017.


Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas

Based on a 21st century approach to academic literacy that is aligned with today's rigorous standards, this resource includes a comprehensive workbook, authentic classroom video, and two complete unit plans on CD-ROM.

Learn more.


Demonstrating Comprehensible Input: Mandarin Chinese Lesson Video Clips

This five-minute video with companion professional development activities is designed to serve as a professional development tool to help increase awareness of the needs of beginner English learners in the content classroom.

Learn more.


4646 40th St NW
Washington, DC
20016-1859

Copyright © 2017 Center for Applied Linguistics
Unsubscribe | Visit Site | Contact Us

Center for Applied Linguistics