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REL Southwest Event: Academic Vocabulary for American Indian English Learner Students
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May 5, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Mountain time

Location: Virtual

Description: This is the first of a three-part teacher learning series. The purpose of this learning series is to support classroom teachers in the elementary and middle grades who teach American Indian English learner students to infuse their instruction with strategies that may improve academic English. Through these collaborative learning experience, educators will expand their knowledge base as they learn about instructional strategies for American Indian students and apply these ideas to evidence-based practices for teaching academic vocabulary

The goals for the first meeting include:

  1. Learn about culturally responsive instructional approaches for American Indian students.
  2. Increase understanding of recommendation 1 in the WWC English learner practice guide (Baker et al., 2014).
  3. Explore sources for informational text with an American Indian context and learn how to screen text for bias.

Research Alliance: Southwest English Learner (SWEL) Research Partnership

Audience: The primary audience for this project is elementary and middle school teachers who teach American Indian English learner students.

Speakers: Ms. Traci Karageorge, REL Southwest, American Institutes for Research
Mary Louise Baez, REL Southwest, American Institutes for Research

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