2024 QTEL SUMMER INSTITUTES
BUILDING THE BASE: NEWCOMER LITERACY
Educators who want to learn ways to support and challenge newly arrived immigrant students and engage them in quality opportunities to learning in meaningful contexts.
To develop the capacity of secondary educators to offer Newcomer students rich, meaningful, and worthwhile quality opportunities to learn.
You will learn to:
Challenge common assumptions about who Newcomers are and what they are capable of achieving
Understand, experience, and design highly structured quality learning opportunities for students just beginning their educational journeys in the US
Craft opportunities for quality interactions among Newcomers with a wide range of English language proficiencies
Reflect deeply on your own practice and the underlying theories of education that drive your decision making