English Language Development: Issues & Implementation at Grades Six Through Twelve
Dr. Kate Kinsella, a faculty member in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy, and Susana Dutro, a founding partner of E.L. Achieve, are consultants to districts and state departments throughout the nation. They present in this webinar archive an approach on rethinking English language development (ELD) instruction for adolescent English language learners based on current research and promising practices.
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Kate Kinsella (Primary)
Adjunct Faculty Member
San Francisco State University
Susana Dutro (Primary)
E. L. Achieve
Presenters on this fifth webinar in our 2010-2011 series on English learners are Susana Dutro, a founding partner of E.L. Achieve, an organization whose mission is to assist educators in equipping English Learners for academic achievement and Dr. Kate Kinsella faculty member in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy and consultant to districts and state departments throughout the nation. Dutro and Kinsella will address English language development (ELD) for adolescent English language learners based on current research, endemic challenges, and promising practices. They will outline a model for rigorous standards-aligned instructed ELD, illustrative examples, and practical tools to inform ELD program design. Dutro and Kinsella will focus on the explicit teaching of vocabulary and syntactical structures as critical components in building students’ oral and written academic English.
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, present on specific chapters in the book. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the issues with the presenters and with each other.
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— Dr. Pauline Gibbons, best-selling author of Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning and English Learners, Academic Literacy, and Thinking: Learning in the Challenge Zone
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