Center for Applied Linguistics

February 2016

CAL Institutes: 2016 Expanded Calendar Now Available

The expanded 2016 Institutes calendar is now available. Join CAL in Washington, DC or ask about services delivered at your location.

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New CAL Institute
Building Educational Communities of Inclusion: Cultural Proficiency and Equity

June 1 - 2, 2016 ♦ Washington, DC

Learn effective strategies to promote cultural proficiency in your campus and/or school district by advocating for equity and social justice as a means to create educational access and opportunity for every student, their family, and the community they live in.

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CAL and WIDA Launch New Collaborative Symposium

Promoting Spanish Language Development for Emergent Bilinguals
Como Fomentar el Desarrollo del Español en Estudiantes Bilingües Emergentes

April 14 - 15, 2016 ♦ Washington, DC
August 18 - 19, 2016 ♦ Madison, WI

Learn research-based practitioner strategies to develop the Spanish language skills of emergent bilinguals aligned with WIDA’s Spanish Language Development Standards and CAL’s proven Spanish instruction techniques.

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TIRF 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition Announced

TIRF — The International Research Foundation for English Language Education — is seeking applications from qualified doctoral candidates for proposals related to TIRF’s research priorities. Awards are funded up to $5,000 and are open to students in doctoral programs from around the world. The application deadline is April 20, 2016.

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Featured Event: TESOL 2016: Registration Now Open
April 5-8, 2016 ♦ Baltimore, MD

Registration is now open for this annual convention. In 2016, TESOL International Association will celebrate its 50th anniversary. CAL is proud to be a sponsor of this milestone event.

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Upcoming Events

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) 2016 Annual Conference
March 2-5, 2016 ♦ Chicago, IL

Georgetown University Round Table (GURT) 2016
March 11-13, 2016 ♦ Washington, DC

California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) 2016 Annual Conference
March 23-26, 2016 ♦ San Francisco, CA

Visit our website to learn more about CAL staff presentations at each event.

New Self-Paced Online Course
Fundamentals of Sheltered Instruction: Featuring the SIOP Model

This new self-paced online course from CAL is designed to help teachers and administrators increase their knowledge of research-based sheltered instruction to support the language and content learning needs of English learners.

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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.

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Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education

Grounded in evidence from research and best practices, the guiding principles described in this CAL publication were developed as a tool to help dual language programs with planning and ongoing implementation.

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