Translanguaging: Propelling Language Learners in Dual Immersion and Traditional Classrooms
Friday, March 13, 2015, 9:00-4:00, Des Moines Beach Park Event Center, 22030 Cliff Avenue South DesMoines, WA 98198)
- refers to the normal discourse practices of bilingual individuals and families. It treats bilingual discourse as the norm.
- refers to pedagogical practices that use bilingualism as a resource. These practices can be used in the education of emergent bilinguals, but also with bilingual students beyond the initial points of the bilingual continuum. They are also relevant for the education of monolingual students.
- goes beyond traditional notions of bilingualism and second language teaching and learning.
- is used differently in ESL, transitional bilingual education, oneway bilingual education (developmental) and two-way dual language bilingual education (two-way immersion) because the goals of such programs are different.
Presenter: Dr. Ann E. Ebb, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education and Director of Bilingual Education Program in the Graduate School of Education at Hunter College, CUNY and staff at CUNY-New York State Initiative on Emergent Bilinguals Research Team
Sponsored by Dual Language Washington, a SIG of the Washington Association for Bilingual Education