QTEL SPANISH INSTITUTE
In the QTEL Spanish Academic Literacies Institute, participants will develop the tools and processes necessary for the teaching of academic Spanish to native Spanish-speaking students. Using a wide range of pedagogical strategies in rich instructional sequences, participants learn key principles of promoting academic language development and developing expertise in applying those principles.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Bilingual, dual language, and foreign language educators who wish to develop the tools and processes necessary for teaching academic Spanish to native Spanish-Speaking students.
Develop deep literacy knowledge that can serve as a base of support for ELA standards aligned instruction to accelerate students’ development of academic language skills in Spanish, English, and other languages
Design lessons with high expectations and high levels of support
Implement lessons that actively engage all students by inviting them to participate in sustained, high quality discourse
Design interconnected, coherent lessons that allow for the spiraling development of academic practices that support students
Work with diverse types of texts, including sophisticated picture books