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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Saturday, March 4 • 10:45 - 11:45
Teaching in Tandem: Fostering Connections across Languages of Instruction strand: Leadership and Professional Development LIMITED

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In many dual language programs, instruction in the two languages is provided by different teachers, thus requiring close coordination. This expectation provides teachers with an opportunity to ‘walk the walk’ of the third goal of cross-cultural competence by learning to work effectively with someone else who may have a very different work style and/or communication style. Grounded in the Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education, this presentation provides strategies and materials to help coordinate instruction in six domains: classroom management and organization, literacy instruction, content instruction, assessment, parent communication, and logistics and planning.

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Elizabeth Howard

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut
Elizabeth R. Howard is an associate professor of bilingual education in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, where she teaches graduate courses on linguistic and cultural diversity and conducts research focusing on dual language education, sociocultural competence... Read More →

Saturday March 4, 2017 10:45 - 11:45 CET