As MLLs/ELLs struggle to master language and math content at the same time, a go-to strategy is often providing small group instruction. However, the differentiated support they need likely goes beyond merely lowering the teacher-student ratio. In this highly engaging session, join math expert, author, and educator Dr. Nicki Newton as she shares practical ways […]
To empower our members in developing inclusive educational environments, each semester we offer multiple weekly sessions, including workshops, legal seminars, panel discussions, and more!
How do we understand behavior and how does that influence how we support our students and staff? In this session with Amanda Morin, educator and author of What is Empathy, we’ll explore these questions and more! Come learn about the different functions of behavior, ways to consider and teach expected behaviors, and ways to support […]
How do we understand behavior and how does that influence how we support our students? In this session with Amanda Morin, educator and author of What is Empathy, we’ll explore these questions and more! Come learn about the different functions of behavior, ways to consider and teach expected behaviors, and ways to support students to […]
In part 2 of this two-part series*, we will explore culturally responsive and linguistically sustaining approaches to instruction including approaches that implement multimodality, translingualism, and critical language analysis. We will discuss the tensions provided by systemic impositions of English-only or English transfer educational expectations and the navigation of book banning and other challenging topics. Presenter: […]
When two teachers are in a room together, how can we ensure the outcomes for kids are substantively different and more effective than if one teacher were teaching alone? If you and your co-teacher are looking to answer this question, or are finding yourselves in a pattern that you want to shift, then this session […]
We have officially hit the mid-year point of the school year. While carving out time to reflect on the first half of the year to identify bright spots and areas for growth, MLL/ELL coordinators and program managers should also be looking forward to create a Spring semester plan to ensure MLL/ELL program compliance for a […]
The school year is nearly halfway over. The new year is the perfect time to reflect on lessons learned from the fall semester and to begin planning proactively for the remainder of the school year. In this session for special education leads, we’ll cover mandates and best practices related to IEP meetings, progress monitoring, assessment, […]