(Manitoba) Teachers of English as an Additional Language
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-Lopez
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.
Mail-in registration can be sent to:
26 Julien Place
Winnipeg, MB. R3V 1T8
Registration contact: Melanie Hobbs
Membership & Conference Fee Combination:
MTS Member: $75
Non-MTS Member: $85
MTS Member: $40
Non-MTS member $50
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