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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Thursday, March 30 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Implementing Peer-Peer Interaction Activities in Dual Language Classrooms: Promising Practices

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English learner participation in authentic and engaging peer-peer interaction activities on a regular basis is associated in the research with gains in language proficiency. The presenter will identify key features of effective peer-peer interaction tasks and share preliminary results of a pilot study in which dual language teachers in 4th/5th grade classrooms implemented interaction activities and were rated using a research-aligned observation instrument. Participants will leave with a clear vision of promising practices in implementing peer-peer interaction activities.

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Barbara Kennedy

Center for Applied Linguistics


Thursday March 30, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am PDT
Marriott Room: Los Angeles