Language Central for Science Professional Development

 
 

Explore strategies and solutions to help English learners (ELs) develop fluency as readers, writers, listeners, and speakers of academic English while learning science concepts. Program activities help scaffold and support EL instruction to help students learn in meaningful ways that promote academic success and achievement. Participants learn the tools they need to help students build background and access prior knowledge, learn vocabulary using visual clues, practice writing and speaking, and learn essential science skills.

OUTCOMES:

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Use the program strategies to help students build background and access prior knowledge.
  • Teach science vocabulary through activities and visual clues.
  • Provide opportunities for students to use science content to practice using reading, speaking, writing, and listening.
  • Use the program to reinforce essential science skills.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Educators, Specialists, Coaches, Administrators

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 30

NUMBER OF DAYS: 1

 

Program Facts

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  • English Language Learners (ELL)
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