2016 Bilingual-ESL Summer Institute

August 3-4, 2016

Day 1

Day 1 will feature keynote speaker Joanne Billingsley, former regional Texas Teacher of the Year, consultant, author, and nationally-acclaimed lecturer. Described as "authentic" and "in touch with teachers" Joanne inspires and motivates educators to explore new techniques for reaching and teaching all students, particularly ELLs, special education students and those that struggle to succeed in school.

Day 2

Day 2 of the Summer Institute will feature a variety breakout sessions for all grade levels and subjects, including technology sessions, designed for teachers of English learners.

Preview of Day 2 Breakout Topics

· Individualized Plans of Instruction for Struggling English Learners

· Creating and Developing an ELL Newcomer Program for Grades 6-12

· Pre-Reading Strategies in the Content Areas

· Reading Strategies for ELL STAAR Success

· Writing Strategies for ELL STAAR Success

· Close Reading Strategies for the Language Learner

· Notebooking Ideas for Language Learners

· Elementary Math Vocabulary for ELLs

· Improving Performance of ELLs in Math

· Social Studies Writing Strategies for ELLs

· Digital Content to Increase Motivation and Learning

· Pinterest and Online Resources for ELL Engagement

· TexQuest

· Tech Tools

A working lunch will be provided both days. Register early to reserve your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!