Title

Mirrors, Windows, and Wings: Using Literature to Support and Empower Low-Income ESOL Students

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 addition to highlighting marginalized voices of immigrant families and ELLs through stories, participants will be invited to critically reflect on significant issues faced by ESOL students in U.S. public schools and examine approaches to building inclusive learning environments. Discussion will include how culturally responsive and multi-modal literacy can be used across content areas and grade levels to support the intellectual development, personal growth, and global citizenship of low income, ESOL students. Participants will also receive handouts with myriad strategies and resources.

Summary

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Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

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Start Date

10-25-2016 10:00 AM

End Date

10-25-2016 11:30 AM

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Oct 25th, 10:00 AM Oct 25th, 11:30 AM

Mirrors, Windows, and Wings: Using Literature to Support and Empower Low-Income ESOL Students

ESOL - Seguin

In addition to highlighting marginalized voices of immigrant families and ELLs through stories, participants will be invited to critically reflect on significant issues faced by ESOL students in U.S. public schools and examine approaches to building inclusive learning environments. Discussion will include how culturally responsive and multi-modal literacy can be used across content areas and grade levels to support the intellectual development, personal growth, and global citizenship of low income, ESOL students. Participants will also receive handouts with myriad strategies and resources.