Learning in Action Extensions

Live Web-Based Extensions for Purposeful Lesson Planning for Language Learners


Learning in Action: WIDA Tools Exploration

1 PLU | 90 Minutes to 2 hours | Available only to workshop participants
Delivery Format: Live webinar

Focus on authentic use of identified WIDA tools within a content to enhance instructional practices. Participants will engage with specific WIDA tools based on their interests and needs. They will observe modeling of how to incorporate the WIDA tool within instruction, use guiding questions to reflect on their own practices and apply the knowledge by creating instructional activities for their own teaching context.

Tools include components covered in the WIDA framework such as:

  • Incoporating the Performance Definitions
  • Using the Features of Academic Language
  • How to Create a Strand

 

Learning in Action: Classroom Application

1 PLU | 90 Minutes to 2 hours | Available only to workshop participants
Delivery Format: Live webinar

Participants engage in an interactive learning experience where they deconstruct the tenets of the workshop in action. The webinar will include examples of differentiation or the lesson planning process in action. Participants will engage in question and answer sessions, application & practice and, exploration of additional resources.

 

Learning in Action for Teacher Leaders

2 PLU | 90 Minutes to 2 hours | 20 of Participants in the Workshop (2-4 groups of up to five participants per group)
Delivery Format: Live webinar

This online series is designed to assist educators and staff development personnel that are looking to develop professional development activities in the areas of Differentiation and Lesson Planning using the ELD Standards.

Participants will be provided assistance to develop professional development activities for a school or district setting. This focus is personalized to groups of participants.

  • Small group
  • Two-hour online live webinar with individualized feedback
  • Follow up group conference call to reflect on implementation