Workshops For Teachers

Spring 2019

Content and Language Integration: Collaborating Across the Secondary Dual Language and Immersion Curriculum

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Location: University International Center, Room 101
331 17th Ave SE (UM East Bank Campus)
Cost: $30

Intentional integration of content and language is crucial for effective dual language and immersion (DLI) education, particularly in secondary continuation programs where students encounter more complex academic content. This collaborative and interactive three-hour workshop is designed specifically for secondary immersion teachers. Together we will explore the what and why of content and language integration at the secondary level and envision possibilities for collaborating with DLI colleagues from distinct subject areas to integrate content and language in practice. Topics will include: research support for content and language integration; identifying language demands in academic standards, and planning for content and language integration at the lesson level. Teams of secondary DLI teachers are encouraged to register together!

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • explain the importance of content and language integration in secondary immersion;
  • distinguish content-obligatory language and describe how to determine language to teach within content instruction;
  • recognize and take up opportunities for cross-curricular collaboration in content and language instruction; and
  • embed integrated content and language instruction into lesson-level planning.

Cory Mathieu is a PhD student in the Second Language Education program at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on materials use and materials development for engendering content and language integration in secondary Spanish dual language and immersion (DLI) classrooms. Cory has worked as a teacher and teacher educator in the M.Ed. and Dual Language and Immersion certificate programs at the University of Minnesota, and was a high school Spanish teacher in Ohio prior to coming to the University.

Target Audience: This workshop is designed specifically for secondary immersion teachers.

Cost includes morning coffee and workshop materials.

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