Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast
A nonprofit organization for educators, families, and policy makers
Spanish Literacy Foundational Skills - Standards, Skills and Strategies for Success
How should Spanish Literacy Foundational Skills be taught in a Dual Language Program? In this workshop participants will learn to determine strengths and weaknesses of approaches, methods and programs currently in use for teaching Spanish Literacy Foundational Skills. They will make a year-long plan to teach their grade-level Spanish Literacy Foundational Skills Standards, experience teaching strategies for helping students acquire Foundational Skills (including placing and defending the correct use of the accent mark), and plan contrastive analysis activities for their students to develop metalinguistic awareness around the Foundational Skills. Workshop is presented bilingually, in Spanish and English.
Audience: Designed for educators of Spanish/English Dual Language Education programs.
National Dual Language Education Teacher Preparation Standards (NDLETPS) Standard 3 Dual Language Instructional Practices and Pedagogy
MA Bilingual Education Endorsement SMK 4 Implementation of strategies for coordinating non-English partner language instruction and English language development for English learners.
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