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Helping EAL Students Show What They Know Across the Curriculum: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Instruction for Early and Middle Years

General Wolfe School

661 Banning Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba


Presenter: Cristina Sanchez-Lopezpresenter

Presenter bio:

Cristina Sanchez-Lopez is an education specialist at the Illinois    Resource Center (IRC). She collaborates with educators in the United States and Canada on supporting   English Language Learners, middle school mathematics, literacy across the content areas, multilingual education and engaging parents. Prior to coming to the IRC, Cristina taught at the elementary, middle school, and university levels in the United States and Mexico. She has         numerous publications on addressing the needs of EAL learners including “Special Education Considerations for English Language Learners: Delivering a Continuum of Services”.


In this session, participants will:

  • Investigate the role of concrete materials and multiple representations to help students with limited prior schooling and refugee experience build mental models and conceptual understanding of content.
  • Practice strategies to promote oral academic language and vocabulary development
  • Experience lessons that integrate foundational literacy instruction across the content areas.
  • Explore strategies and resources that affirm students’ cultural identity and incorporate home languages into instruction.

Online Registration:

Register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/teal-mb-2016-sage-conference-tickets-18298950654

Mail-in registration can be sent to:

Melanie Hobbs

26 Julien Place

Winnipeg, MB. R3V 1T8

Registration contact: Melanie Hobbs

Email: mellyhobbit@gmail.com

Phone: 204-295-9861


Membership & Conference Fee Combination:

MTS Member: $75

Non-MTS Member: $85

Student/EA/Volunteer/Retiree: $50


Membership Fees

MTS Member: $40

Non-MTS member $50

Student $25

EA/Volunteer/retiree $30


Conference Fees

TEAL Member: $35

Non-TEAL Member $75

Non-TEAL & Non-MTS Member: $85

Student TEAL Member: $25

Student Non-TEAL Member $50

EA/Volunteer/retiree TEAL Member: $20

EA/Volunteer/retiree Non-TEAL Member $50