Through hands-on experimentation and analysis of language embedded within the content and practices of science, participants will have a deeper understanding of how to engage language learners of a variety of proficiency levels. The workshop will conclude with participants using a planning tool that will help them apply the process to their lessons.
WIDA Presenter: Justine KolbWDE Facilitators: Antoinette Hallam, EL & Foreign Language Consultant;, Sharla Dowding, Science & C/VE ConsultantDate: December 18-19, 2018The location: Western Wyoming Community College at 1 College Way (Room 211) In Green River, Wyoming 82935
Time: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
AudienceThis workshop is designed for Educators, Curriculum Coordinators, Principals & anyone interested in participating.
Participants will be able to:-Create a common understanding of academic language and proficiency levels-Gain a deeper understanding of the Science and Engineering Practices-Engage in instructional strategies that support creating language rich environments for students to create meaning of the science and engineering practices-Apply targeted supports for a variety of proficiency levels