When an English Learner Struggles Academically: Register for Webinar

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Register for When an English Learner Struggles Academically: Telling the Difference between Second Language Acquisition and a Possible Learning Disability.

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 3-4:30pm (Pacific Time), 6-7:30pm (Eastern Time)

What are best practices for isolating the source of an English learner student’s academic difficulties? How do educators know if a student’s issue is with second language acquisition, a learning disability, or some other factor?

In this REL West webinar, Julie Esparza Brown (Portland State University) will illustrate how a deep knowledge of the lives of English language learners can help educators assess students’ English language acquisition progress and inform decisions about when — or if — to seek additional supports.

Visit the When an English Learner Struggles Academically: Telling the Difference between Second Language Acquisition and a Possible Learning Disability resource page for more information and to register.