Improving Education for English Learners Series, Chapter 2. Webinar date: November 9, 2010.
Event-related resources (e.g., PDF of presentation, etc.): wested.box.com/s/mnnghveuqpg17vqko6x8.
Presenters: Ann Snow, Professor in the Charter College of Education, California State University, Los Angeles, and Anne Katz, Independent Education Consultant
Review this archived webinar for an overview of effective research-based English language development (ELD) instruction in grades K-5. After discussing the implications of the research for ELD instruction, the presenters discuss how to design ELD instruction and assessment, focusing on the application of instructional strategies for listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Katz and Snow provide unit and lesson plan examples of effective ELD instruction and discuss features of high-quality professional development.
This webinar series is co-sponsored by SchoolsMovingUp and the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd in collaboration with the California Department of Education. In this webinar series, the authors of Improving Education for English Learners: Research-Based Approaches, which was published by the California Department of Education in July 2010, present on specific chapters in the book.