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Archived Webinar

How to Support Young English Learners at Home with Language and Literacy Development

Recorded on May 11, 2020

This archived webinar was sponsored by the Region 15 Comprehensive Center at WestEd, in collaboration with the California Teachers Association and the California Department of Education

Language and literacy are critical for young students to develop in the first few years of school. Now that schools are operating in distance learning environments, it is essential to involve families in supporting language and literacy development at home.

In this archived webinar, teachers, coaches, and administrators receive guidance, resources, and activities that can be shared with families and caregivers to strengthen language and literacy development with English Learners at home.

The following topics are addressed in this webinar:

  • The need for home-school connections during distance learning
  • The importance of early language and literacy development
  • Recommendations and activities for families and caregivers of young English Learners to develop language and literacy at home

This is the first of a 13-part webinar series designed to support English Learners in distance learning settings.

Access all archived recordings and slides.

Webinar Presenter(s):

Norma Sanchez Manager of Instruction and Professional Development, California Teachers Association
Veronica Aguila Director, English Learners Support Division, California Department of Education

Materials from the Webinar