Literacy Foundations for English Learners: A Comprehensive Guide to Evidence-Based Instruction

Webinar

Session Dates

Thursday January 14, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday January 21, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday January 28, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday February 04, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday February 11, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday February 18, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday February 25, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday March 04, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday March 11, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday March 18, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday March 25, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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This course describes the research for teaching literacy to English learners. The National Literacy Panel Report of Language-Minority Children and Youth’s five components of literacy will be introduced along with the special considerations necessary for designing effective lessons. The implementation of evidence-based practices will be explored, and examples of effective language and literacy will be modeled. Checklists and rubrics for monitoring student progress will also be included in this course.

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. List the five components of literacy necessary for instruction among English learners.
  2. List the national reports and resources for teaching literacy to English learners.
  3. Describe the effective practices for developing English learners’ language and literacy skills.
  4. Practice model lessons for language and literacy development among English learners.
  5. Identify and use progress monitoring tools for English learners’ language and literacy skills.

Target Audience

General Educators, Special Educators, Reading Specialists, Administrators K-8

Topics Covered: Literacy

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:

Webinar

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit

Presenters:

Elsa Cardenas-Hagan Ed.D.

Event Contact:

Registration:

Kelly Kapp
kkapp@pattan.net
717-901-2271

Contact:

Pam Kastner
pkastner@pattan.net
800-360-7282