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Savannah, GA - Teaching for Proficiency Workshop

  • Mon, November 26, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Whitney Building Savannah GA
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Learn engaging strategies to lift your World Language and ESOL students' language proficiency into higher orbit!!

Learn how to teach for proficiency  - guiding your students to interact in the language, using it to communicate about real ideas from day one of class.  

Learn how to build literacy from the very first days of class - co-writing meaningful texts in a gradual release of responsibility model and following up with reading extension activities.

Learn how to make academic content and academic language accessible to your students, to prepare them for advanced work in the language and grade-level reading and writing.

Learn foundational skills to speak comprehensibly to your students -beginners through advanced content-area studies and guided writing to support English Language Learners in achieving grade-level standards.


8:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Demonstrations

Community Building in the Target Language - Card Talk

Literacy from Day One - Write and Discuss and Reading Options

Routines to Build Community in the Target Language - Small Talk

Creating Characters and Stories - One Word Images and Stories

Teaching Culture, Geography, History, and Folklore in the Target Language

Daily Assessments and Summative Portfolio Assessments

1:00 PM to 4:30 PM - Teacher Talk

How it Works and Why it Works, Guided Partner Coaching

Monday, November 26, 2018 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

The Whitney Building
2 Laura Ave.
Savannah, GA 31404

Price:  $60 Early Bird through October 31, $75 after November 1

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