ECIS ESLMT Conference Copenhagen (2-5 March, 2017)
"The Power of Multilingual Classrooms in International Education: Implications for Curriculum Design, Teaching and Learning" 
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Friday, March 3 • 15:00 - 16:00
Training Teachers to Identify and Explicitly Teach Academic Language FULL

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This workshop describes a professional development program for teachers to analyze texts and classroom tasks in order to determine the academic language students need to study a subject. Using science as a sample subject, the participants will work through relevant texts and tasks and explore possible techniques for the classroom that can build scientific language among students.

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Dr. Deborah Short

Academic Language Research & Training
Deborah J. Short, PhD, directs Academic Language Research & Training, LLC and provides professional development on academic literacy, content­-based ESL, and sheltered instruction worldwide. Formerly she was a division director at the Center for Applied Linguistics where she co-developed... Read More →

Friday March 3, 2017 15:00 - 16:00 CET