Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (en español)

March 11–14 and 18 & 19, 2024 Taller de lengua y lectoescritura en español | Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (¡en español!) Cómo fomentar el desarrollo de la lectoescritura en español: Diferencias lingüísticas entre el español y el inglés y su impacto en la enseñanza del español | Fostering Spanish Language and Literacy Development Aprenda ... Read more

CAL Staff Presentations at National Science Teachers Association AAAL

Less Commonly Taught Language Courses in U.S. Community Colleges: A National Review Date:  March 17, 2024 Although community colleges are consistently more likely to serve historically-minoritized students (Nagano et al., 2017) and better reflect the diversity of their local communities when compared to other types of institutions of higher education (Cohen et al., 2013), little ... Read more

CAL Staff Presentations at National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

From Focus Groups to Classroom Practices: Building Multilingual Multimodal Formative Assessment Activities with Educator-Researchers and Multilingual Students Date:  March 20-23, 2024 Learn findings from multilingual student/family focus groups designed to show how MLs demonstrate what they know in science and what is shared about science instruction/assessment with families. Presenters: Dr Keira Ballantyne, Center for Applied ... Read more

CAL Staff Presentations at TESOL International Convention & Expo

Understanding Multilingual Student and Family Perspectives on Science Instruction Converence Dates: Mar 21–23, 2024 Learn the findings from multilingual student and family focus groups designed to demonstrate how multilingual students showcase their knowledge in science, and what information is shared with families about science instruction and assessment. The main goals of this work are to ... Read more

CAL Staff Presentations at NABE

Exemplary Dual Language Bilingual Education Programs: What does it take? Date and Time: March 27, 2024, 1:30–2:20 p.m Dual language bilingual education (DLBE) programs provide language and content instruction in English and a partner language with the goal of promoting high academic achievement, bilingualism and biliteracy, and socio-cultural competence. While there is considerable evidence about ... Read more

English Learners and Effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Strategies

April 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2024 Learn to distinguish between typical second language development and the needs of students who may demonstrate academic difficulties or possible disabilities and develop a proactive plan for effective classroom interventions to promote student success. English Learners and Effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Strategies

CAL Staff Presentations at AERA

Constructing a formative assessment with multilingual student and family users: An innovative focus group protocol Conference Dates: April 11–14, 2024 Presenters: Dr. Keira Ballantyne, Center for Applied Linguistics Ivanna Mann Thrower Anderson, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Dr. Amy Burden, Center for Applied Linguistics Brittany York, Center for Applied Linguistics We will report on ... Read more

Spanish Language and Literacy Institute (en Español)

June 3 & 4, and June 6, 2024 Taller de lengua y lectoescritura en español. Cómo fomentar el desarrollo de la lectoescritura en español: Diferencias lingüísticas entre el español y el inglés y su impacto en la enseñanza del español. Participants will learn research-based strategies for effective literacy instruction in programs where content is delivered ... Read more

English Learners and Effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Strategies

July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 2024 Learn to distinguish between typical second language development and the needs of students who may demonstrate academic difficulties or possible disabilities and develop a proactive plan for effective classroom interventions to promote student success. English Learners and Effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Strategies