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Wednesday, March 24 • 5:40pm - 6:20pm
Linguistic Geniuses: Teaching for Transfer in Elementary Classrooms

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In addition to high-level literacy skills in both languages, bilingual children need the skills to analyze and understand both their languages; to know how they work and how they are similar and different. This interactive workshop will explore how to develop students’ metalinguistic awareness through transfer strategies, lessons and moments. Through classroom videos and artifacts, we will equip teachers with the practical skills to develop students biliteracy through understanding the relationship between their two languages.

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Heather Skibbins

SEAL Program Manager, SEAL (Sobrato Early Academic Language) Model
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Michelle Rosecrans

Program Coordinator, SEAL (Sobrato Early Academic Language Model)
Michelle brings more than 20 years of K-3 classroom experience working with English Learners, as well as deep experience working directly with teachers — as a teacher-leader, a BTSA support provider, grade level coach for new teachers, and a district literacy lead where she guided... Read More →

Wednesday March 24, 2021 5:40pm - 6:20pm PDT
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