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

April 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


 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 the content areas and at different grade levels


  • Teachers and administrators with some experience with the Bridge and biliteracy


  • This session’s content is applicable to:  One-Way Immersion, Two-Way Immersion, Dual Language, Foreign Language Immersion Programs, Transitional Bilingual Education and Maintenance Bilingual Programs

Grade levels: K-8

Language(s):  This session will be conducted primarily in English, with some examples in Spanish and other languages

A personalized ticked 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 level
  • type of language acquisition program

Please note that all sales are final.  We only accept on-line payment via credit card.  If your district would like to pay via PO, please contact us at teachingforbiliteracy@gmail.com.   Registration is on a first come, first served basis, and will close when the maximum has been reached.

Thank you, and we hope to see you there.

Center for Teaching for Biliteracy Team


April 17
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Center for Teaching for Biliteracy


3401 Gunderson Ave, Berwyn, IL 60402
3401 Gunderson Ave
Berwyn, Illinois 60402 United States