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Saturday, November 19 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
K-12 SATURDAY PLENARY - Principles for Teaching Academic Language and Content to Emergent Bilinguals

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The plenary speakers will discuss three principles for teaching academic language and content to emergent bilinguals. They will also define academic language and show strategies for developing academic genres and syntax, as well as discuss concrete reasons for teaching academic language and academic content organized around themes. The Freemans will share examples from teachers and show pictures of classrooms to demonstrate how teachers can use specific strategies and organize materials to develop both academic language and content knowledge.

Sponsored by Corwin (booth 122).

Speakers
avatar for Yvonne S. Freeman

Yvonne S. Freeman

Professor Emerita, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Dr. Yvonne Freeman and Dr. David Freeman are professors emeriti at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Both are interested in effective education for emergent bilinguals. They present regularly at international, national, and state conferences. They have worked extensively in... Read More →
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David E. Freeman

Professor Emeritus, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Dr. Yvonne Freeman and Dr. David Freeman are professors emeriti at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Both are interested in effective education for emergent bilinguals. They present regularly at international, national, and state conferences. They have worked extensively in... Read More →



Saturday November 19, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Garden Salon 1