Professional Development

Understanding and implementing science of reading strategies in biliteracy contexts is important to the success of English learners across various language instructional education programs. Learn science of reading principles and strategies and their use in biliteracy contexts.
● Learning Objectives:
o Identify science of reading strategies that support effective instruction for English Learners
o Broaden use of strategies to support the oral language development needs of English Learners
o Understand how science of reading and oral language strategies intersect to provide English learners the language and literacy support that they need
o Learn how to incorporate science of reading practices into biliteracy instruction in ways that do not disrupt learning
o Ensure equitable access to instruction and learning for English Learners by using both evidence based science of reading practices and language development strategies