QTEL will be present at the New York State Association for Bilingual Education 42nd Annual Conference which will be held on March 21-23, 2019 in White Plains, New York.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Session: Concurrent Session III
Time & Location: 2:30 p.m., TBD
Presenter: Pía Castilleja
Presentation: Expanding teacher expertise to create transformative learning opportunities in the Spanish-language classroom
Description: This workshop session invites Spanish teachers (K-12), regardless of program, to design powerful language-rich lessons that transform multimodal texts into meaning-making tools. This session, anchored in sociocultural pedagogy and conducted in Spanish, focuses on the pedagogical treatment of multimodal texts to – through interactions – prepare students for complex sense making.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Session: Concurrent Session V
Time & Location: 10:30 a.m., TBD
Presenter: Mary Schmida
Presentation: Extending Students' Understanding Through the Use of Multi-Modal Texts
Description: This workshop invites ELA teachers to engage students’ reading and understanding of texts through purposeful lesson design practices. The session will focus on the third moment of the Quality Teaching for English Learners’ (QTEL) lesson design and illustrate, through student interactions, ways to extend and solidify students’ understanding of texts.