La Cosecha 2010
Santa Fe Convention Center
(401 W. Marcy St) Concurrent Sessions 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dual Language Program Models: Greater than the Sum of Their Parts
O’KEEFE Julie Sugarman, Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, D.C.
Designing a dual language program involves priorities and trade‐offs. This session will explore program variations (model, language allocation) and demonstrate strategies for new programs to design, and established programs to evaluate, their model, focusing on the interrelationship of model components.
Level: K‐5 Grades \ English \ Strand: Program Structure
Thematic Yearlong Plan for ELD Time in a 90/10 Program MILAGRO
Marla Larsson, Banting Elementary School, Waukesha, WI Linda Barlow, Banting Elementary School, Waukesha, WI
We will present the process of our journey and evolution while planning ELD time with rigor and relevance using best practices from research while implementing our first year of the dual language program. Specifics regarding solutions to constraints on time and personnel and curriculum decisions will be shared.
Level: K‐2 Grades \ English \ Strand: Instruction
Power Planning for the Dual Language Teacher
KEARNEY Ruth Kriteman, Dual Language Education of New Mexico
Come learn a process for planning lessons that have both content and language objectives. Drawing from the work of Pauline Gibbons, Nancy Cloud and Else Hamayan, we will share the components of a framework that allows for intentional support and practice of content and language.
Level: K‐12 Grades \ English \ Strand: Instruction
Friday, November 19, 2010
Children Don’t Know that They Know – but They Know!
CORONADO Elena Izquierdo, University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP), El Paso, TX
A specialized knowledge of second language acquisition and literacy development is essential to maximize the effectiveness of biliteracy. Children’s L2 writing is a window to understanding their biliteracy development. I will use writing samples from English speakers writing in Spanish and Spanish speakers writing in English in dual language programs to show this.
Level: K‐2 Grades \ Spanish & English \ Strand: Instruction
Advancing Bilingual Research: Constructing a Quality Biliteracy Model DE VARGAS
Sandra Butvilofsky, University of Colorado, Boulder Robin Wendy Sparrow, University of Colorado, Boulder Robin Farup‐Romero, Salem‐Keizer School District, Salem, OR
Research in bilingual education has focused primarily on language rather than quality of instruction. Researchers, administrators, and biliteracy specialists working collaboratively will discuss the implementation of Literacy Squared, an innovative research program designed to improve the quality of bilingual/biliterate instruction. Additional co‐ presenters: Raquel Lemus, Leslie Stewart and Teresa Tolento, Salem‐Keizer School District, Salem, OR.
Level: K‐5 Grades \ Spanish & English \ Strand: Program Structure
Lectoescritura como práctica PERALTA
Susana Ibarra Johnson, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM Ana Maria Salazar, Dolores Gonzales ES, Albuquerque, NM Anny Gamlin, Dolores Gonzales ES, Albuquerque, NM
Esta presentación describe las prácticas de la enseñanza de lectura en español basadas en las observaciones, entrevistas y diálogos críticos con tres maestras durante la clase de lectoescritura en español. Los participantes tomarán parte en actividades y discusiones sobre la lectura que desarrollan la comprensión de textos, comunicación intercultural y lectura crítica entre el proceso de prelectura, lectura y poslectura.
Level: 3‐5 Grades \ Spanish \ Strand: Instruction