2023 QTEL SUMMER INSTITUTES
BUILDING THE BASE, SECONDARY SCIENCE
Science teachers in grades 6-12 who want to engage English Learners in rigorous science content and practices while developing their academic language.
To develop the deep teacher expertise necessary to offer English Learners with quality opportunities to learn in the face of rapidly accelerating demands.
You will learn to:
Understand the demographic, disciplinary, and design imperatives that accompany the learning of science for English Learners
Identify cross-cutting concepts and practices that connect science disciplines
Grow student agency over time by offering clear choices of language tied to broader, overarching scientific practices
Design lessons that foster changes in English Learners’ participation over time