100397 - Language Use in Language Arts: Connecting Content and Language
As part of the Virginia Department of Education’s ongoing effort to support school and division personnel in planning and implementing effective instructional strategies and programs for English Learners (ELs), a one-day virtual training - Language Use in Language Arts: Connecting Content and Language for English Learners - will be presented by Jeff Zwiers. During this training, participants will explore research-based, interactive instructional strategies for enhancing standards-based instruction for ELs. Participants will engage in topics related to building literacy through oral language, supporting structured academic discourse connected to literacy development, promoting student autonomy and motivation, and creating authentic tasks for deeper learning and literary analysis.
This training is recommended for language arts and reading teachers, coaches, and specialists who support EL instruction.
Language Use in Language Arts: Connecting Content and Language for English Learners will be offered on two separate occasions. The dates available to register for are either December 2, 2020, or December 16, 2020. The one-day virtual training will begin at 9:30 a.m. and adjourn by 3:00 p.m.
Cut-off date: Tuesday, November 24 and Tuesday, December 8, 2020
****REGISTRATION REQUIRES ATTENDANCE. RECORDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS WILL NOT BE SENT TO ATTENDEES.****