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Archived Webinar

Supporting Secondary English Learners at the Entering and Emerging Levels of Proficiency through Designated ELD

Recorded on October 20, 2020

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

In this archived webinar designed for secondary teachers, learn effective designated English Language Development (ELD) instructional practices for students with WIDA ACCESS scores of 1.0-2.9 that build upon their content knowledge and accelerate their movement along the proficiency continuum.

The following topics are addressed in this webinar:

  • Designated ELD and its importance for English learners
  • Strategically engaging in oral language development that allows secondary students to better access core subject-area content
  • Increasing opportunities for designated ELD in distance learning

This is the sixth 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):

Maria Rodriguez-Burns ELD Teacher, Rio Rancho Public Schools
Mayra Valtierrez New Mexico Public Education Department

Materials from the Webinar