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Thursday, February 25 • 9:00am - Friday, March 12 • 3:00pm
Top Five Strategies to Support English Language Learners

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Transform student learning by purposefully focusing on 5 key strategies: visuals, use of home language, targeting vocabulary, multiple points of access, and differentiating output. This session will focus on highlighting these 5 strategies, designed to increase the English language learner’s ability to access curriculum in the classroom and online.

Speakers
avatar for Luisa Zimich

Luisa Zimich

ELL Consultant, Calgary Catholic School Division
Luisa Zimich is currently an English Language Learning consultant with Calgary Catholic School District. Luisa has taught secondary ESL, FSL, French Immersion and Spanish in BC, Yukon and Alberta. She finds second language learning and working with newcomers to Canada fascinating... Read More →
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Lisa Smith

Conference Director, English as a Second Language Council
Lisa Smith works as an ELL Consultant with Calgary Catholic School Division. In her role, she works to support school communities in providing safe, welcoming environments which offer meaningful classroom instruction to English Language Learners. She believes that the instructional... Read More →



Thursday February 25, 2021 9:00am - Friday March 12, 2021 3:00pm MST
Pre-recorded Session