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Save the Date: 2024 Webinar Series

Where the Evidence Leads—Preliminary Findings From English Learner Research Studies

 

Join researchers from the National Research & Development Center to Improve Education for Secondary English Learners for free, live webinars throughout the year, during which preliminary findings will be presented from ongoing studies. Registration is required. Recordings will be available following live events. 

 

Registration information for any of the webinars coming soon.


For details on the Center’s four multiyear studies, visit https://www.elrdcenter.wested.org/our-studies.


 

Collaborative Practices for Secondary EL-Designated Multilingual Learners: National Survey Results


Date and Time:

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

4–5 p.m. ET/1–2 p.m. PT


Amanda Kibler, PhD, Professor, Oregon State University

Martha Palacios, PhD, WestEd


Audience:

  • Teacher educators (pre- and in-service)

  • District leaders of multilingual and EL programs

  • Researchers


What you can expect:

Learn

  • findings from a National Survey revealing trends in how ESL and content teachers engage in collaborative practices in grade 6-12 heterogeneous classrooms; and 

  • how to access a one-page summary of the study.

Share

  • experience developing, implementing, and participating in collaborative models.


 

The Development of Teacher Expertise in Secondary Contexts: Findings and Questions


Date and Time: 

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

4–5 p.m. ET/1–2 p.m. PT


Aída Walqui, PhD, WestEd

Lee Hartman, MA, WestEd


Audience:

  • Teachers

  • Teacher professional developers

  • Teacher educators

  • District administrators


What you can expect:

Learn

  • the role diverse factors play in the development of teacher professionalism,

  • how to navigate the complexity of supporting the development of teacher expertise, and

  • how models of teacher development can guide future growth.


 

Levers for Improving Access to Core Content for Multilingual Students


Date and Time: 

Wednesday, August 28, 2024

4–5 p.m. ET/1–2 p.m. PT


Ilana Umansky, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Oregon

Karen Thompson, PhD, Associate Professor, Oregon State University


Audience:

  • School, district, state administrators

  • Policymakers


What you can expect:

Learn

  • patterns evident from data analysis across several states (for example, to what extent do English Learners have access to core content courses from grades 9–12?) and

  • how malleable levers in states are associated with the expanded course access that students should receive in order to succeed.


 

Results from the Reimagining and Amplifying Mathematics Participation, Understanding, and Practices Study (RAMP-UP) 


Date and Time: 

Wednesday, October 30, 2024

4–5 p.m. ET/1–2 p.m. PT


Haiwen Chu, PhD, WestEd

Leslie Hamburger, MA, WestEd


Audience:

  • Teachers

  • District administrators


What you can expect:

RAMP-UP is a 3-week math summer bridge program for rising 9th grade English Learners. The curriculum incorporates the simultaneous learning of academic English that is needed to engage in mathematical practices that cut across high school math classes.

 

Learn

  • causal impact of RAMP-UP curriculum on student outcomes,

  • examples of student language growth, and teacher experiences.

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