Monday, December 8, 2014

[ELTeCS_PERU] Fwd: [Webinar for English Teachers] Effective Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners. Dec. 10, 4pm.

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  aWebinar for English Teachers
  Effective Literacy Strategies  
  for English Language Learners

In this workshop, Dr. Ali Cullerton will discuss the common challenges that exist for English language learners. She will then describe effective classroom interventions and activities that can be used to make the areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening more accessible for students. This webinar aims to provide English language teachers with information on discourse adaptations, scaffolding activities, print modifications, language production and literacy strategies that can be used in the classroom to support learners of a new language.
What:     Effective Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners
Webinar on English teaching, organized by the Regional English Language Office for the Andean Region at the U.S. Embassy in Lima.

Who:      Dr. Ali Cullerton, English Language Fellow
Dr. Cullerton is a longtime educator and researcher from Chicago, Illinois. She received her Ph.D. in Education: Literacy, Language and Culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is involved in research associated with literacy, language, education and immigration studies. Ali continues to teach, conduct research and work with teachers in order to prepare them for the shifting demographic makeup of youth in the United States and abroad. Dr. Cullerton specializes in teacher training on the themes of language learning and literacy. Cullerton is currently serving as an English Language Fellow with Georgetown University and the State Department at the Centro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano: Global Quality English in Loja, Ecuador.

When:    Wednesday, December 10th, 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Peru Time).
Where:   Join us from a computer with audio and internet access at Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or choose the option "Guest" and sign in using your name and city. (For example: Marcela - Lima)

This webinar is free. Previous registration is not required.


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