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Sheltered Instruction: An Overview of High Yield Strategies for English Learners

 

Location: 442
Target Audience: K-12

Abstract: Sheltered instruction is a term that is often used in instructional settings for a way to support language learners. It is often referred to as “just good teaching.” But what compromises “good teaching” and what are some high yield strategies that teachers can use to help make their lessons comprehensible? This session will focus on defining sheltered instruction and diving into some practical strategies that educators can use to increase access to content for their English learners.

 

Speaker bio:

Kim JonesKim Jones is an Instructional Facilitator and English Learner Program Coordinator for Natrona County School District in Casper, WY. She has been an educator for 25 years. She has completed both her BA in Elementary Education and MA in Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wyoming. She holds both a K-12 Literacy Endorsement and K-12 ESL Endorsement in Wyoming. Kim provides training and support for teachers working with English Learners from pre-K to 12th grade across a variety of educational settings.

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