Bilingual Supplemental

Available on May 21, 2024

Course Content

Summary of what participants can expect during the webinar series:

  • Day 1 focuses on foundational theories and principles of bilingual education, including language acquisition theories, bilingualism, and the role of culture in language learning.  
  • Day 2 delves into effective instructional strategies for emergent bilingual students, such as sheltered instruction, scaffolding techniques, and differentiated instruction. Additionally, it covers methods for promoting literacy skills in both languages.  
  • Day 3 addresses assessment practices, including formative and summative assessments, standardized testing accommodations, and strategies for evaluating language proficiency and academic progress.

Your Expert Tutors

Lizette Armenta

District Administrator

Lizette Armenta, a district administrator in Curriculum & Instruction, boasts a multifaceted background including significant roles as a Bilingual Teacher, Biliteracy Cohort Leader, and Bilingual/ESL Coordinator. Her extensive experience in bilingual instruction enhances her ability to mentor teachers effectively, fostering their growth and development. Specializing in aligning teaching strategies with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and the Science of Teaching Reading, Lizette plays a pivotal role in promoting student growth and shaping successful educational environments.