Friday, December 13, 2013
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Registration and Breakfast 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM
Welcome, Announcements, Keynote 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breakout Session I 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
These benefits are greatly impacted by the quality of what is said in the conversation.
So, understanding that having extended conversations with children supports their cognitive development and increases positive interactions, the objective of this workshop is to:
1. Learn the key elements of meaningful conversations with young children
2. Identify the benefits of teachers engaging in conversations with young children
3. Understand strategies teachers can use to engage children in conversations
4. Identify opportunities in the classroom to have conversations with children.
This session would be particularliy useful for Pre-K- grade 2 educators.
Terry Doolan, Lauren Preston; Early Childhood Education, ADE
Get With the Program! Learn how to Use Today’s Technology to Engage your English Language Learners and Increase Learning (repeat session)
Lesson Frameworks for Integrated Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening Lessons: Teaching the English Language Proficiency and Common Core Standards (repeat session)
Gerry Haskins, Ann Brusca; ADE
Triple Gold Sentence
Triple Gold Paragraph
Triple Gold Micro Essay
Triple Gold Essay
In this session, participants will discover how even Kindergarten ELL students can successfully master writing a Triple Gold Paragraph and/or Triple Gold Micro Essay. Participants will understand how to utilize sentence frames and color-coding to assist students with organization in writing. Whether a student is a beginning writer or on the road to becoming proficient, this session will provide another tool for the teacher to assist students in writing.
Deb Weigel, Desert View Academy
Breakout Session II 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Terry Doolan,Lauren Preston; Early Childhood Education, ADE
• Focusing on the whole child: unconditional positive regard
• Scaffolding techniques (pre-teaching, visual supports, sentence stems, vocabulary preview, modeling etc.)
• Student to student interaction using academic language (precision partnering)
• Differentiating based on academic and language needs (grouping, materials, etc.)
Veronica Vasquez, Gisselle Herrera; Tolleson ESD
Kate Wright; ADE
Lesson Frameworks for Teaching Students to Determine Word Meanings in Literary and Informational Text: Teaching the English Language Proficiency and Common Core Standards (repeat session)
Jen Marmo, Research Associate, ADE
This session is for anyone wanting to learn more about developing and evaluating K-2 instructional units/lessons with English language learners in mind. A team of Arizona SEI teachers gathered to develop instructional units focused on language while meeting the requirements of the SEI Models and supported with content. Join us as we share the process for using a rubric similar to the one used by your mainstream colleagues to evaluate quality and prepare SEI classrooms for the demands of college and career ready.
Inez Ramirez, Angela Ebner