Academic Literacy and Language Development for ELs in Content Classrooms

4:00 - 4:50pm

Convention Center, Room D222

This session introduces new professional development materials from the Center for Applied Linguistics to support grades 4-12, content-area teachers in helping ELs achieve the academic rigor of national standards. Workbook and accompanying authentic classroom video emphasize meaningful academic discourse, and describe specialized teaching strategies to support ELs in academic literacy.