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|Volume 24, No. 1-2||Spring 2001|
The NCLRC will offer 5 summer workshops this year in Washington, DC, for foreign language educators. Unless otherwise noted, the cost of each workshop is $150.
Coherent language curriculum development (May 31–June 1,Cost: $350)
Teaching learning strategies in the foreign language classroom (June 25–26)
Implementing portfolio assessment in the foreign language classroom (June 27–28)
Teaching with technology in the foreign language classroom: Introductory level (June 22–23)
Teaching with technology in the foreign language classroom: Advanced level (June 29–30)
For more information contact:
The last two issues of NABE News contain several articles of interest to ESL professionals. In the September/October 2000 issue, Stanford researchers, including Kenji Hakuta, examine possible explanations for the rise in SAT-9 scores in California given the brief time allocated for special English language development. The issue also includes a reprint of the CREDE/ERIC Digest, School/Community Partnerships—Supporting Language Minority Student Success. The theme of the November/December 2000 issue is "Serving Emerging Populations." Various articles highlight changing demographics, needs of rural school districts, and the positive and proactive responses from three school districts.
Copies are available for $5.00, including shipping. Order from:
CREDE announces the following new publications:
The Directory of Secondary Newcomer Programs in the United States: Revised 2000
Sociocultural Factors in Social Relationships: Examining Latino Teachers' and Paraeducators' Interactions with Latino Students
Improving Classroom Instruction and Student Learning for Resilient and Non-Resilient English Language Learners
Linking Home and School Through Children's Questions That Followed Family Science Workshops
Family Visits Benefit Teachers and Families—and Students Most of All
For more information on ordering these publications, contact CREDE at 202-362-0700 ext. 247, or credepubs@ cal.org, or visit www.cal.org/crede/pubs.
JALT will host the 3rd Pan Asian Conference on English language education in the Asian context, November 22–25, in Kitakyushu, Japan, with the theme "2001: A Language Odyssey."
For more information, consult the JALT Web site at http://jalt.org/jalt2001.
The TESOL Board of Directors recently endorsed two position papers, Assessment and Accountability of ESOL Students and Family Involvement in the Education of ESOL Students.
Both papers offer specific recommendations for legislators and decision makers who address these issues. Full text of the papers can be found at www.tesol.org.
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