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Webinars archived on this page include both internal and external resources.

All webinars are presented in Flash format.*

 

2013 Webinars

"Expected Growth: How Do We Know?" Deborah Howard, March 2013

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Accompanying documents:     

ELL Student Growth Principal (PDF) Expected Growth (PDF) How to Read (PDF)
Plotting Charts (XLS) STEPS (PDF)  
Growth Charts 0-K (PDF) Growth Charts 1-2 (PDF) Growth Charts 3-5 (PDF)
Growth Charts 6-8 (PDF)  Growth Charts 9-12 (PDF)  

 

2012 Webinars

 

"English Language Learning in South Portland School Department: Sharing Best Practices"  Sheanna Zimmerman, January 2013

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Accompanying documents:       

Autobiographical Poem Template Animal Classification Brochure
South Portland ELL Staff Development  

 

 

"The New Common Core State Math Standards and the Next Generation of Science Standards"  Michele Mailhot and Anita Bernhardt, November 2012

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Suggested Resources referenced in the webinar:

      Math:

      NoteShare Notebooks for Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and High School:  http://mlti.cross.doe.msln.net/NoteShare/Notebooks/CommonCore/

      Science:  http://www.scitechframework.wordpress.com

 

 

"English Learners and State Assessment Accommodations"  Susan Fossett, September 2012

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Accompanying document:  NECAP Accommodations Guide

     Contact Sue Fossett, State Assessment Coordinator:  207-624-6775, susan.fossett@maine.gov

     Contact Dan Hupp, Assessment Director:  207-624-6827, dan.hupp@maine.gov

 

 

"Teaching Academic Writing is Like Making Biscuits"  Nancy Mullins, January 2012

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2011 Webinars

Starting Up the School Year: "The ESL Go-to Chart"  Nancy Mullins, September 2011

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Accompanying document:  The ESL Go-to Chart

 

 

"Using ACCESS for ELLs® Data to Inform Instruction"  Margot Downs, May 2011

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Resources referenced in the webinar:

 

 

"Crafting Content Language Objectives"  Margot Downs, February 2011

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Documents used in the presentation: "Amplifying Language Instruction" and "Too Much Trash"

 

 

"Understanding Academic Language"  Margot Downs, January 2011

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Accompanying documents:

 

 

"Policy Challenges Conference: Identifying Learning Disabilities for English Language Learners: Data, Assessments, and Case Studies"   Video Archive from the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands, February 2011
Dr. Samuel Ortiz presents research on the language, cognitive, and academic development of English language learners (ELLs), and discusses the types of data and assessments educators can use to differentiate between learning disabilities in ELLs and second-language development issues.

 

"Working Effectively with Spoken Language Interpreters - Tips and Considerations"   Dolgormaa Hersom, January 2011.  Dolgormaa Hersom was the Project Director of LANA - Language Access for New Americans, closed in 2011.

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     Language List - countries in which various languages are spoken

     Additional Interpreting Resources from Migration Policy Institute:

COMMUNICATING MORE FOR LESS:  Using Translation and Interpretation Technology to Serve Limited English Proficient Individuals (pdf)

MPI webinar, January 2011: Using Translation and Interpretation Technology to Serve Limited English Proficient individuals

View the MPI webinar PowerPoint (pdf)

 

2010 Webinars

 

"Immigrants in Maine's Schools: An Overview of Immigration Law and Other Issues Affecting Students and Families" Beth Stickney, Esq., November 2010Beth Stickney, Esq.,was the Executive Director of ILAP - Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project.

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"New Americans in the Pine Tree State" - July 2010 political and economic data from the Immigration Policy Center

 

 

"ELL Nuts and Bolts of Methods, Curriculum, Linguistics and Diversity"   Margot Downs, October 2010.  Margot Downs was the Professional Development Specialist for Portland Public Schools/Mulitlingual & Multicultural Center, and is a WIDA Senior Professional Development Consultant.

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Resource materials: SIOP Summary | See "Delicate Balance" below (October 2009)

Suggested print resources:

Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class (K-2, 3-5) by Rusty Bresser, Kathy Melanese, Christine Sphar

The SIOP Model for Teaching mathematics for English Learners by Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short

Making Math Accessible to English Learners by John Carr, Ursual Sexton and Rachel Langunoff (West Ed)

 

 

"Collaboration for ELLs: When Two are Better than One"   Don Bouchard, May 2010.  Part IV of a series of 4 webinars for the 2009-10 school year.

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"Structuring Formative Assessments of Language within the Curriculum" Don Bouchard, March 2010.  Part III of a series of 4 webinars for the 2009-10 school year.

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"Lesson Planning & Differentiation: Enacting a lesson based on the ELP Standards" Don Bouchard, January 2010. Part II of a series of 4 webinars for the 2009-10 school year.

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2009 Webinars

 

“How ACCESS for ELLs® levels play out in the classroom" Don Bouchard, December 2009. Part I of a series of 4 webinars for the 2009-10 school year.  Don Bouchard is a WIDA Senior Professional Development Consultant.

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"Using ELL Student Data to Support Collaboration"  Margot Downs, October 2009

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Accompanying documents:

 

 

"Strengthening Academic Content Literacy for ELLs"  Don Bouchard, May 2009

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"Academic Language and Literacy for ELLs"  Don Bouchard, April 2009

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Contextualizing Academic Language with Effective Classroom Teaching Practices excerpt from presentation

 

 

Webinars of interest from North Carolina:

Using Writing and Vocabulary in Math Classes to Accelerate Learning for ELLs - http://esl.ncwiseowl.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4502459&pageId=7776527

 

LEP Students: Knowing the Whole Child - http://esl.ncwiseowl.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4502459&pageId=8455578

 

Supporting Young Dual Language Learners (PreK-K) and their Families and Early Childhood Education: Oral Language Development and Learning in Young Dual Language Learners - http://esl.ncwiseowl.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4502459&pageId=12313972

Webinars of interest from additional sources:

Policy Challenges Conference: Identifying Learning Disabilities for English Language Learners: Data, Assessments, and Case Studies - February 4, 2011. From Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands.  Includes video files, conference materials and related resources. Dr. Samuel Ortiz presents research on the language, cognitive, and academic development of English language learners and discusses the types of data and assessments educators can use to differentiate between learning disabilities in ELLs and second-language development issues.

 

 

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