La Cosecha 2011 Conference
Dual Language Education of New Mexico invites educators, parents, and researchers to the 16th Annual La Cosecha Dual Language Conference, November 16-19 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme of the conference is Reforzando puentes entre idiomas: Strengthening bridges between our languages and cultures.
CAL's own Julie Sugarman will be giving the following presentations at the conference:
Fostering Linguistic and Cultural Equity in Dual Language Programs
(With Luis Versailles and Katie Jacques of Richfield Dual Language School, MN)
November 17, 2:45-4:15 pm, Albuquerque Convention Center
Conducting Self-Evaluations with the Guiding Principles
November 18, 10:00-11:30 am, Albuquerque Convention Center
Click here for more information or to register.
Two-Way CABE 20th Anniversary
Two-Way CABE will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its national conference June 27-30, 2012 in Newport Beach, CA. Save the date for this special celebration. Registration information will be posted at the Two-Way CABE website on October 15.
Publications of Interest
The following publications are available from the CAL Store.
Improving Education for English Learners: Research-Based Approaches
This volume provides a review and analysis of research on improving educational outcomes for English learners. The publication is intended to assist school districts in designing, implementing, and evaluating programs for English learners and addresses critical questions for educators about optimizing English language and literacy development and content instruction. CAL contributors include Diane August, Deborah Short, and CAL Trustee Fred Genesee.
Learn more and see below for the companion volume on practical applications of the research reviewed.
Redesigning English-Medium Classrooms: Using Research to Enhance English Learner Achievement
This book serves as a guide for teachers and school leaders on practical applications of the research reviewed in the publication Improving Education for English Learners: Research-Based Approaches (see above). It includes descriptions of program models, delivery of standards-based instructional services, and approaches to enhancing core learning components. CAL contributors include Diane August, as well as CAL Board of Trustees members Fred Genesee and Reynaldo Macías.
Learn more about this publication.
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