Webinars

NCELA Webinars provide participants from around the country an opportunity to hear expert speakers present research on all aspects of English learner education. Check this page for updates about upcoming webinars.

Past Webinars

July
08, 2021
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Webinar
July 8, 2021 Young dual language learners (children aged 3-7 who speak a language other than English at home) are the fastest growing population of children in the United States. The beginning of preschool through the end of first grade is a critical time for young children to begin developing content knowledge, language and literacy, and social and emotional learning skills. To better meet the
June
30, 2021
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Webinar
General education teachers need practical and effective instructional approaches that can help them provide English learners (ELs) with access to academic content. The National Clearinghouse of English Language Acquisition (NCELA) Teaching Practice Briefs: Integrating Language While Teaching Science and Integrating Language While Teaching Math highlight current research findings and evidence-
April
21, 2021
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Webinar
English learners (ELs) at the secondary level who are approaching high school graduation face unique challenges. Curricular requirements including English language development classes, graduation requirements, and for some, special education can create complex scheduling challenges, and intricate accessibility issues. As schools engage in articulation activities to determine student placement in
November
12, 2020
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Webinar
Native American and Alaska Native English learners are incredibly diverse; they possess varied demographic, linguistic and academic backgrounds which are not always evident when students are characterized as a group. It is critical to increase our awareness of the diversity that exists among Native American and Alaska Native English learners and to identify and highlight the cultural, and
October
08, 2020
Type:
Webinar
Hispanic English learners (ELs) possess varied demographic and academic backgrounds which are not always evident when students are collectively viewed as a group. It is critical to increase educators' awareness of the diversity that exists among ELs who are Hispanic, and to identify and highlight the cultural and linguistic assets that students bring to their school and their community. English