Title

Reaching for the Light: Using Writing as a Creative and Transformative Process to Engage Struggling EL Students

Presenters

Mariana Gilmore

Location

ESOL - Seguin

Focused Area

Improving the Educational Setting of Students in ESOL Programs

Relevance to Focused Area

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Primary Strand

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance to Primary Strand

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Brief Program Description

In this interactive workshop, participants will explore practical and innovative ways to use writing as a creative and transformative process in working with struggling EL students, particularly those at the middle, high school, and college levels. Using a framework that combines best practices in EL literacy with transformative social justice pedagogy and Ubuntu praxis, Dr. Marina Gillmore will guide educators, school leaders, and other change agents through a reflective and pragmatic experience that looks at how to use research-based practices to foster improved literacy and overall academic success in the lives of some of our most disenfranchised and struggling students.

Summary

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Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

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Start Date

10-24-2016 1:00 PM

End Date

10-24-2016 3:30 PM

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Oct 24th, 1:00 PM Oct 24th, 3:30 PM

Reaching for the Light: Using Writing as a Creative and Transformative Process to Engage Struggling EL Students

ESOL - Seguin

In this interactive workshop, participants will explore practical and innovative ways to use writing as a creative and transformative process in working with struggling EL students, particularly those at the middle, high school, and college levels. Using a framework that combines best practices in EL literacy with transformative social justice pedagogy and Ubuntu praxis, Dr. Marina Gillmore will guide educators, school leaders, and other change agents through a reflective and pragmatic experience that looks at how to use research-based practices to foster improved literacy and overall academic success in the lives of some of our most disenfranchised and struggling students.