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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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Friday, March 31 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Solutions for Newcomers: Accelerated English Language Acquisition and Cultural Assimilation

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An increasing number of newcomers are entering our secondary school system without appropriate support. Many are lacking the receptive and decoding skills necessary for success in core academic subjects. Newcomers are also unaware of American social norms, which prevent them from fully integrating into the student community. Language Tree addresses this challenge with an online EL curriculum, geared specifically for newcomers. The workshop will cover the challenges and include a hands-on demonstration of the online EL course.

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Jennifer Cramer

Co Founder, Language Tree
In 2003, I started Language Tree with my partner, Ana Leung. In our ever changing world, I'm passionate about helping our kids get a head start. As well as appreciating other languages and culture. I feel every child in America should have the opportunity to study another language... Read More →
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David Noyes

Long Beach USD


Friday March 31, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am PDT
Marriott Room: Grand Ballroom J