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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 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Two Languages on My Tongue: U.S. Spanish in the Classroom

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Language is living, evolving and intimately tied to the identities of its speakers. How do our youth feel when they are told their Spanish is bad, incorrect or informal? And how do we, as teachers, avoid turning Spanish class into yet another barrier? In this interactive presentation, Amy Costales, bilingual children's author and Spanish Heritage Language Advisor, will present methodology to meet the needs of heritage speakers of Spanish and address linguistic variation in U.S. Spanish.

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Amy Costales

University of Oregon, University of Oregon
Bilingual Children's Author and Advisor/Instructor of Spanish for heritage speakers at the University of Oregon



Friday March 31, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
Marriott Room: Orange County 2