MABE    

Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education

A nonprofit organization for  educators, families, and policy makers


RETURNING FOR THE FOURTH YEAR BUILDING CAPACITY IN PROGRAMS IN THE REGION!

Teaching for Biliteracy, Strengthening Bridges Between Languages

 Center for Teaching for Biliteracy

Dates: August 16 & 17, 2017

In this two-day professional development institute, facilitators from the Center for Teaching for Biliteracy will introduce the powerful notion of the Bridge to teachers, administrators, and leadership teams from dual language programs. The Bridge is the instructional moment when teachers bring the two languages together, strategically guiding bilingual learners to transfer academic content they have learned in one language to the other, engage in contrastive analysis, develop academic English and Spanish across the content areas, read and write grade-level texts across the curriculum, and develop metalinguistic awareness.  This fourth consecutive event is an opportunity for schools and districts to continue building their capacity by sending coaches and teachers who have not yet had this particular training experience.

Registration Fee: $450 MABE Members, $495 Non Members

    • Minimum Capacity: 20 Participants
    • Maximum Capacity: 40 Participants

Time: 2 Full Days, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm, includes breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack

Location: Worcester

Strongly recommend the purchase of Teaching for Biliteracy, Strengthening Bridges between Languages by Karen Beeman and Cheryl Urow
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