This series provides instructional tips and strategies to engage your ELLs (K-12) and ALL students in learning.
Please register for each session separately. You can attend as many sessions as you would like.
Session 1:Using Adaptations for Student Success
Adaptations are an integral part of instruction allowing all students to access the content from where they are. Please join us for some low prep, effective adaptations to engage your students in both in-person and virtual settings.
Session 1 Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 2, 2021
Session 2:Words That Make a Difference
Explicit and intentional vocabulary instruction empowers ELLs to access the content. Learn why all words are not equal. The words you choose and how you approach teaching them can make ALL the difference. Please join us for some low-prep, effective strategies to build your students’ vocabulary.
Session 2 Registration Deadline: Monday, January 6, 2022
Session 3:Back to Basics - Filling Your ELL Toolbox
Are you looking for ways to make your content comprehensible to your ELLs? This session will focus on four easy steps to engage ALL your students in interactive learning.
Presenters will model these steps and share some tried and true strategies to ignite comprehension and meaningful engagement in your students. Please join us for a fun and interactive hour that aims to fill your ELL Toolbox!
Session 3 Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2022
Session 4: Ready, Set, Go! Interactive Strategies to Engage ELLs (K-12)
“Active learning, not passive learning makes it impossible to sleep through class!” (Erin Mazur)
If you feel like you need some sparkle and shine during this busy time, this is the workshop for you! Join us for some ready-to-go interactive strategies that will keep your students wide awake and learning! The presenters will be providing teachers with different ways to approach the curriculum that will engage your students in a meaningful way. These strategies are easy to implement and work across the curriculum with all ages! You can use our lesson ideas the very next day!
Session 4 Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 28, 2022
Audience: Classroom Teachers (K-12), ELL Teachers (K-12), Learning Support/Resource Teachers (K-12)
Presenter(s): Ann Hunter, District ELL Resource Teacher, Vancouver School District
Maria Yioldassis, ELL Coordinator, West Vancouver School District