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Thank you for making Impact 2022 our biggest virtual conference yet. We enjoyed learning alongside educators from across the country and bringing together experts in the field of multilingual education. Together, we can build and nurture a community to increase the impact on the lives of our ELs.
We have compiled all session recordings as well as resources from the sessions and additional opportunities to follow and connect with our presenters below. Be sure to join the community so you will be the first to know about upcoming opportunities and new learning resources!
Leadership Support for Equity with Andrea Honigsfeld
This session addresses leadership support for equitable learning environments and learning opportunities for multilingual learners through three interconnected places and perspectives: district level leadership, school leadership, and classroom level (teacher) leadership.
Download her session slides here.
Visit Andrea Honigsfeld's website to learn more about her work and find additional resources and follow her on Twitter.
A Biliteracy Blueprint for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Education with Dr. Sonia Soltero
In this session we explore a comprehensive model that creates the necessary conditions for students to develop high levels of biliteracy over time.
Download her presentation here.
Visit her faculty page to learn more about her work, check out our blog post with Dr. Soltero on leveraging multilingual capital, and follow her on Twitter.
Effective Literacy Instruction for Secondary Emergent Readers with Dr. Carol Salva
Following current research on effective literacy for multilingual learners, Dr. Carol Salva offers examples of how these practices can make sense in secondary classrooms. Resources and practical examples will be shared.
Download her slides here.
Visit her webpage to learn more about her work, check out our blog post featuring an interview with Dr. Salva, and follow her on Twitter.
Design Your Digital-Age Learning Ecosystem with Equity in Mind with Heather Rubin
In this session we discuss the Digital-Age Teaching for English Learners Framework (DATELs) which outlines the specific elements you need to provide English Learners with a dynamic, technology-rich learning environment that meets the demands of our digital age.
Download the session resource folder here.
Visit her webpage to learn more about her work and purchase a copy of her book here.
The Importance of Belonging in Immigrant Education with Jessica Lander
Explore innovative approaches in supporting, mentoring, and advocating for immigrant origin students happening in classrooms and districts across the country today, learn about essential, landmark cases and laws that have transformed the country's schools, and listen to the inspiring and powerful voices of young immigrant students in this interactive workshop.
Access Jessica Lander's slides and Padlet via the resource page here.
Visit her webpage to learn more about her work, check out our recent interview with Jessica, and follow her on Twitter.
Teaching Math to ELs with Adrian Mendoza
This language-rich interactive workshop focuses on mathematical processes needed to acquire and demonstrate mathematical understanding that will support making content comprehensible and developing academic language.
Visit Adrian Mendoza's webpage to learn more about his work and follow him on Instagram.
Discovery, Dialogue & Data; Centering on the Civil Rights of Multilingual Learners with Ayanna Cooper and Shelley Jallow
Through a series of case studies, the presenters share their experiences coaching learning communities with culturally and linguistically diverse learners. By using the civil rights guidance to undergird the discovery process, educators were able to engage in rich dialog, use data more efficiently, and strengthen their depth of knowledge in order prioritize and redress areas in need of improvement.
Download their slides here.
Check out our podcast interview with Dr. Cooper and learn more about Dr. Shelley Jallow and Dr. Ayanna Cooper here.
ELLevating Our Students' Authenticity Through Storytelling with Emily Francis
Storytelling activities are powerful and a great tool to elevate our students' authenticity and impact those around them. In this session, you’ll analyze many different lessons and activities that not only ELLevate our multilinguals' identity, but also support their linguistic and academic development.
Download a copy of her slides here and view our session Padlet.
Check out our podcast interview with Emily Francis, visit her website to learn more about her work and follow her on Twitter.
View the discussion thread.