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Teaching Reading to English Language Learners - What's Different? - at Rockland BOCES

  • Rockland BOCES 65 Parrott Road West Nyack, NY, 10994 United States (map)

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary - but not sufficient - for developing literacy in English language learners.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

  • An overview of second language acquisition

  • What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs

  • Strategies for before, during and after reading supports

  • How to create opportunities to develop oral language

  • Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

Registration/Sign-in: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Cost: Free

Lunch: On your own

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

To register for this workshop, please click here.