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Archived Webinar

Lesson Planning for English Learners in Distance Learning Environments: Elementary Educators

Recorded on September 15, 2020

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

Ensuring age-appropriate learning experiences that couple high challenge with high supports and promote language development requires teachers to shift how they design and plan instruction.

In this archived webinar, the presenters demonstrate how elementary educators can adapt and implement lessons in a distance learning environment to support English learners and language development.

The following topics are addressed in this webinar:

  • Integrating activities that encourage students to discuss and interact with grade-level texts
  • Grouping students to optimize instruction
  • Providing options for synchronous and asynchronous learning

This is the third 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):

Melissa Gooch ELD K-5 Teacher, San Juan College Adjunct Faculty Instructor
Mayra Valtierrez New Mexico Public Education Department

Materials from the Webinar