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January 2018

Biliteracy Instruction for Literacy Coaches and Instructional Coaches

January 16, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Villa Park SD 45, PD Room, 255 W Vermont St
Villa Park, IL 60181 United States
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$250.00

Biliteracy for Literacy Coaches and Instructional Coaches is a workshop especially designed for instructional and literacy coaches supporting biliteracy instruction and programming in one-way and two-way immersion/dual language and transitional bilingual programs.  Using best practices and the latest research in the field of literacy and biliteracy, participants will: explore how Spanish literacy differs from English literacy (discourse and word level) and the instructional implications of these differences use a growth mindset to identify ways of supporting and coaching a wide range…

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February 2018

Introduction to Teaching for Biliteracy: Pre-K-5

February 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Heller Nature Center, 821 Ridge Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035 United States
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$250.00

 Introduction to Teaching for Biliteracy is an introductory workshop designed for teachers and administrators new to teaching for biliteracy and the Bridge. Partipants will: Review the latest research in biliteracy development Compare and contrast sequential and simultaneous bilinguals Participate in sample biliteracy instruction including the Bridge between languages Network with other biliteracy educators from across the United States Audience: Teachers and administrators new to biliteracy instruction Programs: This session’s content is applicable to:  One-Way, Two-Way, Foreign Language Immersion Programs, Transitional Bilingual…

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March 2018

Writer’s Workshop for Biliteracy

March 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cary CCSD #26 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 2109 Crystal Lake Rd.
Cary, Illinois 60013 United States
$250.00

 Writer's Workshop for Biliteracy:  Writer’s Workshop is an effective tool for inspiring students to take ownership of their own writing and for engaging students in the process of writing in a wide variety of writing genres.  This workshop will model Writer’s Workshop within a biliteracy setting, where students are required to engage in writing in both of the program languages.  Participants will review strategies for building students’ oral language in anticipation of writing, planning for rigor in writing instruction, and…

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BUF-Writing (Biliteracy Unit Framework) Meet-Up – $10 entrance fee to be paid at the door

March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Viking Middle School, 4460 Old Grand Ave.
Gurnee, Illinois 60031 United States
Free

Join other biliteracy educators in reviewing, writing, and enriching BUF’s – biliteracy unit frameworks.  Team members from the Center for Teaching for Biliteracy will be available to answer questions and to provide support during this informal gathering.     This event is $10 at the door, but on-line pre-registration is necessary.  A personalized ticket is required for each attendee, so please make sure to have the following information available before beginning the registration process:   name district position and grade…

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April 2018

Delving Deeper into the Bridge: Looking at Metalinguistics and Cross Linguistic Transfer

April 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Berwyn South Berwyn, Illinois United States
$250.00

 Delving Deeper into the Bridge:  Looking at Metalinguistics and Cross Linguistic Transfer is a workshop designed for educators who have begun using the Bridge in their classrooms or their schools and would like to go beyond the T-chart and cognates. Partipants will: Review the three types of Bridges:  Side-by-side, Illustration, Así se dice Determine effective areas of metalinguistic focus using student writing samples Compare and contrast the Bridge and bridging Practice planning for and implementing the Bridge and metalinguistic focus throughout…

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Introduction to Teaching for Biliteracy and the Bridge, Focus on Secondary: Middle and High School – Two-Day Workshop

April 18, 2018 @ 8:30 am - April 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Unnamed Venue Alsip, IL United States
$450.00

This two-day workshop (Wednesday AND Thursday, April 18 & 19, 2018) will provide participants with an interactive overview of the research and best practices in dual language and biliteracy instruction at the secondary level.  Participants will engage in activities, reflection, and discussion about creating a dual language program that supports bilingual and biliteracy development – across the content areas – in the middle school and high school.   Topics reviewed will include: Defining Dual Language and Biliteracy Elements of Dual Language…

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July 2018

Teaching for Biliteracy Summer Institute – Indianapolis, IN

July 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - July 26, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
MSD Lawrence Township, 6501 Sunnyside Road
Indianapolis, IN 46236 United States
$900.00

You are invited to participate in the Teaching for Biliteracy Summer Institute- Indianapolis, IN, a three-day intensive workshop focused on teaching for biliteracy in Spanish and English.  The institute will feature: Overview of the strategic use of Spanish and English and teaching for biliteracy in transitional bilingual programs, dual language programs, and one-way and two-way immersion programs Best practices in teaching Spanish and English literacy Strategies that support translanguaging, making cross-linguistic connections and the Bridge between languages Instructional practices specific to teaching reading…

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Teaching for Biliteracy Summer Institute- Seattle-Tacoma Area

July 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - July 26, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Madrona Elementary School – Highline School District Seattle, WA United States
$900.00

You are invited to participate in the Teaching for Biliteracy Summer Institute- Seattle-Tacoma Area, a three-day intensive workshop focused on teaching for biliteracy in Spanish and English.  The institute will feature: Overview of the strategic use of Spanish and English and teaching for biliteracy in transitional bilingual programs, dual language programs, and one-way and two-way immersion programs Best practices in teaching Spanish and English literacy Strategies that support translanguaging, making cross-linguistic connections and the Bridge between languages Instructional practices specific to teaching reading…

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