Developing the Language and Literacy of English Learners through Teacher Collaboration Across the Content Areas

12:30 - 1:45pm EST
Presented at: NCTE 2014

This panel will describe three approaches to promoting teacher collaboration around the instructional needs of English learners. Through online resource sharing, SIOP Model lesson design, and dual enrollment programs, teachers share expertise in providing English learners with support and strategies to develop language and literacy skills and content area knowledge.  

Chair: Sarah Catherine K. Moore

Presentations:

Cross-Contextual Teacher Collaboration for Secondary Transitions: Connecting Secondary and Community College Educators in Dual Enrollment Programs
Sarah Catherine K. Moore 

Virtual Teacher Collaboration: Partnering English Language Arts and English Learner Educators for Standards-Based Instruction
Lindsey Massoud

Using the SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model to Foster ESL and General Education Teacher Collaboration
Marybelle Marrero-Colon
Silvia Restivo (Frederick County Public Schools, VA)
Carolyn Beck (Winchester Public Schools, VA)