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Reaching Out to Dual Language Learners

Many of our students are in the unique position of developing two languages.  They speak a home language with their families and English at school.  These dual language learners have a gift for languages and our task as Early Childhood Professionals is to honor their home language and culture while developing English skills within the classroom.  During this two-hour seminar, educators will:

— learn about language development and second language acquisition

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Deg dribbling ball!

— “scaffold” or adapt language to enhance English vocabulary development and comprehension

— identify ways to facilitate communication with students new to the English language

— develop a repertoire of multiculutral literature that celebrates students’ home traditions

Click here to register for this two-hour seminar.

 

For more information about this educational seminar, contact Mariella Walker at Mariella.Walker@gmail.com or 703-231-0184. 

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