CAL News - October 2018


October 2018

Featured CAL Institute

Newcomers in Your School: Cultural Connections and Instructional Strategies

December 6 - 7, 2018 ♦ Washington, DC

Learn effective strategies and activities to increase your newcomer students’ inclusion and learning in the classroom.

Learn more and register.

Visit our website for the 2019 CAL Institutes calendar.

CAL Commentary
Diversifying the Teacher Pipeline: Precollegiate Recruitment

This commentary examines how teacher career pathways are extending to high school settings to engage bilingual students and students of color to consider teaching as a career option.

Visit our website to read and download this free document.

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.

Featured Event: La Cosecha Dual Language Conference 2018

November 14 - 17, 2018 ♦ Santa Fe, NM

This annual conference, hosted by Dual Language Education of New Mexico, brings together educators, parents, researchers and practitioners supporting dual language enrichment programs in New Mexico and across the United States. CAL is proud to be a partner and sponsor of La Cosecha 2018.

Learn more and view CAL staff presentations at La Cosecha.

Browse the Heritage Language Program Database

This free online resource houses data about heritage language programs around the country and features heritage language programs in STARTALK and other heritage languages.

Learn more and search the directory.

Upcoming Conferences

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

WIDA National Conference
October 23 - 26, 2018 ♦ Detroit, MI

Learn more.

La Cosecha 2018 Dual Language Conference
November 14 - 17, 2018 ♦ Santa Fe, NM

Learn more.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2018 Annual Conference
November 16 - 18, 2018 ♦ New Orleans, LA

Learn more.

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.

Profiles of Dual Language Programs for the 21st Century – Now Available

This book examines the key attributes of successful dual language programs, as well as the challenges and opportunities involved in extending the dual language instructional model to pre-K and secondary settings.

Order a copy today and save 50%

What Teachers Need to Know About Language, Second Edition - Now Available

The second in the CAL Series on Language Education published by Multilingual Matters, this book shows what teachers need to know about language to help them improve their practice and ensure student success in the classroom and beyond.

Order a copy today and save 50%

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