Engaging Students in Academic Literacies in K-8 Classrooms Book Study


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Last Date to Register: 2/7/2023 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 2/4/2023 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Ruslana Westerlund
Agency Assistant: Kayla Barr 262-473-1473
Location: Zoom Link
Facility: Web Link
2/7/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
2/14/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
2/21/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
2/28/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
3/7/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
3/14/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
3/21/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Price: $175.00

Scaffolding Rigorous Instruction for Multilingual Students

Description: This book study will consist of six synchronous sessions and will provide teachers with an opportunity to continue learning about how to scaffold rigorous instruction for Multilingual Students by studying the book Engaging Students in Academic Literacies in K-8 Classrooms by Maria Brisk. "This book guides teachers by presenting concrete ways to teach writing in the language arts, science, and social science curricula. Introducing theory of language that is effective in addressing the writing development of all students, especially multilingual/multicultural groups, the book provides essential scaffolding for teachers to design and implement effective, inclusive curricula while building their own knowledge."

Cost: $175

Presenters: Ruslana Westerlund


About the Presenter:

Ruslana Westerlund, Ed.D., is a Ukrainian-born educational consultant at CESA 2 specializing in using the WIDA Standards for equity through rigorous and culturally relevant teaching, providing access to disciplinary genres for all students, and designing equitable instructional practices for English Learners. She is driven by the vision to transform schools where all teachers are equipped with the knowledge to meet the needs of English Learners at both systems and classroom levels. Her unique area of expertise and research is writing in the disciplines through an apprenticeship pedagogy called the Teaching and Learning Cycle.







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