Reading, Writing, Speaking Connection: Impacting Academic Success for ELLs

Course | July 24 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Evans Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

Are English Language Learners (ELLs) an increasing population in your class? Are you exploring ways to best meet their academic needs? This workshop dives into instructional practices and strategies that address the specific needs of ELL students and how to scaffold their language and literacy development. Collaborate with other teachers to learn engaging, student-centered activities so ELLs can read, write and speak confidently in your classroom.

Viet-Ly Gonzalez taught history and language arts in middle school for eight years in Oakland Unified. She currently works as a language specialist in the ELLMA (English Language Learner and Multilingual Achievement) office of OUSD. Outside of work, she trains in martial arts and is always searching for new, delicious recipes.