Teaching ELs in a Virtual Setting: A Two-Part Series


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Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Robin Rivas
Agency Assistant: Kayla Kolstad 262-473-1473
Location: Zoom Link
Facility: Web Link
9/30/2020 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description: Robin Rivas offers tips on how to continue to support content learning and EL students’ language proficiency during distance learning. Whether you are working with students online in a synchronous or asynchronous environment or students do not have access to the internet we will discuss supports to continue building academic vocabulary and linguistic proficiency along with sheltering content with our EL students. Robin will also provide an in-depth look at digital learning resources that can strengthen the virtual instruction of ELs.

In this series, participants will:
1) receive an overview of the types of digital learning resources available to support ELs
2) learn about key findings on supporting ELs through technology from the 2019 National Study of English Learners and Digital Learning Resources.
3) receive recommendations and resources from two useful toolkits: the Educator Toolkit and the Developers Toolkit.
4) learn about strategies and techniques in sheltering instruction in a virtual setting.

This is a two part series:

Part 1: Asynchronous (link to module available after September 23rd to educators who signed up for this series)
Part 2: September 30 via Zoom, 9:00am - 12pm CST

Cost: $89 per person


About the Facilitator: Robin Rivas has worked as a teacher and administrator for 34 years with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Robin is a certified ESL teacher and administrator who is bilingual (Spanish/English). She did her undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she majored in education (ESL). Subsequently, she received a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, with an emphasis on multicultural education from UWM. Robin has recently received her Ed.D in curriculum, instruction, and assessment from Walden University with a research focus on RTI and English Learners.






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