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Archived Webinar

Supporting Elementary English Learners at the Developing and Expanding Levels of Proficiency through Designated ELD

Recorded on October 27, 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, learn effective instructional practices for elementary students with WIDA ACCESS scores of 3.0-4.9 and explore targeted instruction that narrows the gap to reclassification.

The following topics are addressed in this webinar:

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

This is the seventh 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):

Mayra Valtierrez New Mexico Public Education Department
Viridiana Cisneros Bilingual and ELD Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools

Materials from the Webinar