OPEN: Challenges and Choices: Writing Strategies for ELLs
Event Details
OPEN: Challenges and Choices: Writing Strategies for ELLs
07/16 - 07/20/2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of California, Berkeley
2121 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA, 94704
Room 4500
Event Description
Writing well is an essential component of academic success, but it is often challenging for English language learners. In this intensive institute, we will bring together current research on second language acquisition with classroom- tested writing strategies and approaches for Common Core language arts instruction with English language learners. We will focus on the needs of adolescent English learners as they develop both their English language proficiency and their confidence and skill as writers. Participants will receive a notebook full of teaching resources and ideas.

Dr. Greta Vollmer served as the Director of the Bay Area Writing Project (2012-2015) and is now a retired professor of English and Applied Linguistics (Sonoma State University), where she taught courses in English education, grammar and composition. Her previous teaching experience included 10 years as a secondary ELD teacher in San Francisco and five years of teaching non-native speaker composition courses at the University of California, Berkeley.

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