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X3 - WIDA

WIDA advances academic language development and academic achievement for linguistically diverse students through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional development for educators

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Professional Development

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Object(s): website



X3 - Working Group on ELL Policy

The Working Group on ELL Policy consists of researchers with extensive experience in educating ELL students and a substantial understanding of the research on effective strategies for this population. They bring the combined knowledge of several leading universities and educational research organizations across the United States.

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Policy, Leadership, and Advocacy

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Object(s): website



X4 - DSF Consulting

Many teachers and administrators struggle with how to effectively teach their English learners (ELs) challenging content while these students are learning academic English. Our professional development is framed around TESOL’s P-12 Professional Teaching Standards,‘ five domains of language, culture, instruction, assessment, and professionalism to ensure relevant, research-based topics. We provide support to teachers so that their ELs are better positioned to achieve academic success. All of our practical, hands-on professional development (whether it be face to face or online) is based on fostering ELs achievement and increasing teachers’ skills in working with these students.

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Professional Development

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Object(s): website



X4 - Dual Language Education New Mexico

DLeNM offers a variety of high-quality program and professional development (PD) opportunities. It is part of DLeNM's mission, through these opportunities, to build instructional leadership capacity and support individual programs in the development of the onsite expertise needed to fully ensure program implementation success. With this end in mind, DLeNM is always looking to collaborate with individual schools and/or school districts to plan-school and/or district-hosted events. These events would be planned in addition to a regular calendar of events that DLeNM maintains. For questions regarding DLeNM's PD fees, please contact our office at (505) 243-0648.

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Professional Development

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Object(s): website



X4 - Illinois Resource Center

The Illinois Resource Center (IRC) has provided training and technical assistance for recipients of the Illinois K-12 School-Based Learn and Serve grants. These grants, which are determined by the Illinois State Board of Education, foster the growth of service learning--a curriculum-based pedagogical method that is rapidly gaining acceptance across the nation.

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Professional Development

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Object(s): website



X4 - Language Castle

Keynote, Conference and Professional Development Topics
* Early childhood Education for linguistically and culturally diverse populations
* Strategies for success with preschool English/Dual language learners
* Math and science in many languages
* Making play meaningful in multilingual classrooms
* Many languages in one classroom? Technology to the rescue
* Welcoming children from all languages into your preschool program
* Bringing stories, books and writing to life in multilingual classrooms
* Updating courses and workshops to include developmentally adaptations for dual language learners
* Leadership strategies for successfully including linguistically diverse young children
* How to build a community of support for diverse programs

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Professional Development

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Object(s): website



X4 - Literacy Squared

Literacy Squared is the ongoing and extensive professional development (PD) required to enact the Comprehensive Biliteracy Model. This component is subdivided into two parts: (1) PD for leadership (principals, literacy coaches, and school site coordinators); and (2) PD for teachers delivering the Literacy Squared instructional model. The Literacy Squared instructional model contains several significant differences from more traditional bilingual/dual language programs. Differences include: paired literacy instruction beginning in kindergarten; literacy-based ESL; and an expanded view of literacy instruction in two languages with greater emphasis on oracy, writing, metalinguistic awareness, and cross-language connections. All of these components make the role of PD critical to the successful implementation of the instructional model.

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Professional Development

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Object(s): website



X4 - Mora Modules

Mora Modules provides high-quality professional development and curriculum to address the potential and enhance the academic achievement of the growing population of linguistically and culturally diverse students.The social and economic well being of our nation and all nations around the world depends on the skills of our educators. Teachers of bilingual and multilingual learners particularly need specialized skills in language, literacy, and academic content instruction and effective program design and implementation.

Publication: Caslon Community

Topic: Professional Development

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Object(s): website





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