Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

WIDA: Engaging ELs in Science

Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

June 28-29, 2017

This interactive two-day workshop offers teachers of English Learners time to delve into combining English

Language Development Standards and Science Practices. In collaborative groups of educators, we will develop a common understanding of academic language in a science and engineering environment. After developing a common understanding of language expectations, we will explore strategies and supports that foster a language rich environment. Through hands-on experimentation and analysis of language embedded within the content and practices, participants will have a deeper understanding of how to engage language learners of a variety of proficiency levels. The workshop will conclude with participants applying the process to one of their lessons.  For more information please see attached flyer.

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