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High Stakes, High Impact: English Disciplinary Literacy for Emerging Bilingual Learners

Location: Room 1227 (PIC)

Target Audience: All

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Abstract: This interactive presentation will provide information about disciplinary literacy, particularly within the discipline of English, and how it is distinguished from but still connected to content area literacy instruction. We will engage audience members in simple but effective instructional activities that have emerged from our research on disciplinary literacy in English Language Arts (ELA). These activities, which we will connect with Sheltered English guidelines, provide low-stakes but high-impact opportunities to support English Learners in ELA classrooms


Leslie RushLeslie S. Rush is Director of the School of Teacher Education and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming. A former high school English teacher and English teacher educator, Dr. Rush focuses her research on disciplinary literacy in English Language Arts.

Todd ReynoldsTodd Reynolds is an assistant professor in secondary English education at the University of Wyoming. After teaching high school English for 10 years, he moved to university teaching to prepare future English teachers. His research is focused on disciplinary literacy and dialogic instruction.

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