Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education

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Teaching and Planning with Strategies from Literacy Squared

Facilitated by Meg Burns,
Assistant Professor, TESOL and Bilingual Education, Graduate School of Education, Lesley University

Dates: August 10 & 11, 2017

Literacy Squared is a comprehensive model that has been designed to accelerate the development of biliteracy in Spanish-English emerging bilingual children attending elementary dual language schools.  This professional development opportunity will cover El Dictado and Lotta Lara, two specific strategies as described in Literacy Squared.  In addition, participants will be introduced to instructional planning for paired literacy.

Registration Fee: $450 MABE Members, $495 General (non-members)

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Snack
  • Maximum Capacity: 30 Participants

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

Location: Worcester

Requirement: Purchase of textbook, Biliteracy from the Start, Literacy Squared in Action by Kathy Escamilla, Susan Hopewell, Sandra Butvilofsky, Wendy Sparrow, Lucinda Soltero-González, Olivia Ruiz-Figueroa, Manuel Escamilla

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