Archive for the ‘dual language’ Category

Sheltered Instruction Plus with John Seidlitz

We are excited to welcome back John Seidlitz for his two day training, Sheltered Instruction Plus: Support for the English Language Learners.  Come explore incredibly dynamic, hands-on strategies with other sheltered instruction content area teachers.  You will walk away with a comprehensive plan for successfully teaching ELLs.  Due to the popularity of this training, be sure […]

PD Opportunity: Literacy through the Content Area in a Bilingual Classroom

In a bilingual classroom setting, the literacy skills of reading and writing are often overlooked in the core content areas outside of the English Language Arts. This training will guide teachers in ensuring that key literacy skills are integrated into the science, social studies, and math lessons. We will draw from Kathy Escamilla’s Biliteracy from the […]

Fall 2016 Bilingual/ESL Training Opportunities!

The Bilingual/ESL team at Region 13 invites you to view our latest professional development offerings for the remainder of the fall! Please see our new flyer for upcoming sessions: 2016_ell_bilingual_flyer All courses are available for registration on eCampus. A few highlights for September include: Sheltered Instruction – September 21 from 9-4pm This session will dive into the […]

Call for Secondary ESL Teachers!

Are you the only ESL teacher on your campus?  Would you like to lesson plan and share ideas with other ESL teachers in Region 13?  Join us August 10th to kick off a new series to support Secondary ESL teachers.  Bring your year at a glance and other planning materials. When:  August 10th 9:00am to […]

July Bilingual/ESL Training Opportunities!

Summer is here! If you are looking for opportunities to enhance your knowledge of Bilingual/ESL programs or instruction to meet the needs of ELLs, look no further than Region 13’s Bilingual/ESL team! Following the 4th of July break (we are closed July 4-8), join us for these great sessions: ESL TEXES SUPPLEMENTAL July 16, 2016 […]

One Month Away! Sheltered Instruction Conference

The 2nd Annual Sheltered Instruction Conference is only one month away! Register now to join us on Thursday, June 9th here at Region 13 ESC.  Please see the attached flyer for more information! Click here: SI Conference Flyer Cost: $135.00 Workshop ID: SU1631548 This year, in addition to dynamic and engaging sessions for teachers of ELLs, we […]

Register now for the Sheltered Instruction Conference 2016!

Join us on Thursday, June 9, 2016 for Region 13’s second Sheltered Instruction Conference! This year, in addition to dynamic and engaging sessions for teachers of ELLs, we will also be featuring a unique lens for Bilingual/ESL administrators! For teachers, the schedule will include sessions on effective ELL engagement strategies, literacy skills, interactive notebooks, anchor […]

Working with ELLs (WELLS) & Words of our World (WOW) Training

This two-day presentation features Dr. Elsa Cardenas-Hagan’s Working With English Language Learners (WELLS) and Words of our World (WOW) program and addresses the five components of literacy instruction with the special considerations necessary for effective reading instruction among English Language Learners. Participants will understand how to collect data across languages in order to better design […]

Breakout Sessions at ELL Institute 2015!

Come learn with us! The following breakout sessions are scheduled to be offered at the ELL Institute on Tuesday, November 3.  Join us after the much anticipated keynote session by Marie Moreno to engage with speakers and specialists from around Region 13 as they present on topics such as: Helping Newcomers Succeed Across the Content […]

The In-Sight Newsletter

The latest edition of Region 13’s In-Sight Newsletter has been posted. The In-Sight Newsletter features articles by ESC Specialists regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Please feel free to share the following articles with others: What Makes Science Science? How Well Did Our Math Resources Align to Our TEKS? Explicitly Teaching Literacy Cognitive Processes Supporting the Young […]

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