Cognate Word Wall
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Thematic cognate—example used is Spanish-English—word wall is a methodology of making connections from the students’ native language to English, supports their acquisition of academic English.

PRESENTER: JEANNIE M. CUEVAS

Innovative Strategies of the Universal ESL/ELA Yoda Educator
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Join a New Jersey County Teacher of the Year for best practices and connecting assessments to NJSLS and WIDA while enhancing student-centered classrooms through content that is cross-curricular.

PRESENTER: KRISTINE L. LIGUORI-NAZZAL

SEL for ELLs
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

This interactive session will address the importance of incorporating SEL practices into the ELL classroom.  Participants will walk away with lessons and strategies to immediately implement in their classrooms.

PRESENTER: JOHANNA AMARO

The UDL Model in the ELL Classroom
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Introduction of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how to follow the framework and philosophy to teach the English language.

PRESENTER: JOHANNA AMARO

Writing with English Language Learners
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Learn about writing as part of the language acquisition process from kindergarten through high school. We will identify common themes across grade levels and consider strategies to improve writing.

PRESENTER: DEBRA L. BILLMANN