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Archived Webinar

Facilitating English Learners’ Oral Language Development While Engaging in Distance Learning

Recorded on September 01, 2020

This archived webinar was sponsored by the Region 13 Comprehensive Center at WestEd, in collaboration with the New Mexico Public Education Department

Explore the unique challenges and tangible tools and processes for supporting oral interactions and language development in distance learning environments designed to promote literacy development.

The following topics are addressed in this webinar:

  • Oral language development and its importance for English learners
  • Modeling of ways to scaffold and support English learners’ oral language development in distance learning

This is the second of a 14-part webinar series designed to support multilingual and English learner students in distance learning settings.

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Webinar Presenter(s):

Andrea Chavez English Learner Coordinator, Department of Equity, Deming Public Schools
Mayra Valtierrez New Mexico Public Education Department

Materials from the Webinar