Recent Presentations and Workshops

These are a few of the presentations I have given in Canada and other countries in the last few years. For a more complete list, see my Curriculum Vitae.

"El Aula Inclusiva” and “Andamiaje en los cuadrantes: Un marco para la enseñanza de segundas lenguas.” Workshop/seminar for the Departament d’Anglès i Lingüística, University of Lleida, June 2014.

“El Aula Inclusiva” and “Andamiaje en los cuadrantes: Un marco para la enseñanza de segundas lenguas.” Workshop/seminar for the Department of Language, Literature & Social Science Education, UAB, Barcelona, April 2014.

“El Aula Inclusiva.” Series of workshops for LIC coordinators (Lengua, interculturalidad, y cohesión social) in various school districts in Catalunya, organized by Educación sin Fronteras (Education Without Borders). 2013-14.

"Teaching in Multilingual and Multicultural Classrooms.” Series of workshops for the Faculty of Education at the University of Girona, May-June 2013.

“Literacy Strategies for ELD,” “Vocabulary Development for ELLs,” “Teaching in the Quadrants: Differentiated Instruction for ELLs,” and “Doing School in a Second Language: Challenges and Opportunities.” Series of workshops and full-day sessions for teachers and administrators in the Peel Board of Education, Ontario, March 2013.

“Teaching in the Quadrants: Differentiated Instruction for English Language Learners.” Full-day session for teachers in the Niagara District School Board and the Niagara Catholic District School Board, Ontario, February 2013.

“Making an Asset of Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom,” and “Scaffolding Literacy Development in Multilingual Classrooms.” Workshops at the Reading for the Love of It conference, Toronto, February 2013.

“Teaching in the Quadrants: a Framework for Instruction and Assessment for ELLs.” Keynote speech for the Toronto District School Board, February 2013.

“Integrating Language and Content Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms.” Full-day professional development for teachers at International College School, Madrid, June 2012.

“Scaffolding Instruction for ELLs across the Grades”. Workshop, British Columbia Teachers’ Federation, Vancouver, April 2012.

“Teaching in the Quadrants: differentiated instruction for English Language Learners.” One-day professional development for teachers in Yukon, April 2012.

“Teaching in the Quadrants: differentiated instruction for English Language Learners” (keynote) and “A World of Words: Vocabulary Development for English Language Learners” (workshop). Saskatchewan Teachers of English as a Second Language, North Battleford, SK: April 2012.

"Teaching in the Quadrants: A Framework for Content-based Language Instruction." Workshop for teachers implementing Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). TESOL Convention, Bilbao, March 2012.

"Andamiaje en los cuadrantes: Un marco de adaptación del currículo y la enseñanza para los aprendices de la lengua de instrucción" and "Estrategias prácticas para el aula multilingüe." Sessions for teachers working with second language learners. Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain, March 2012.

"Un marco para la enseñanza de lenguas basada en los contenidos del currículo (AICLE). A talk for teachers implementing CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, March 2012.

"Teaching in the Quadrants: differentiated instruction for English Language Learners." Full-day workshop for the London International Schools Association, London, January 2012.

Series of full-day professional development sessions for teachers in various school districts in Alberta and Ontario, Canada, November 2011.Topics included "An Inclusive Multilingual Learning Environment", "Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners", "Teaching in the Quadrants: A Framework for Content-Based Language Instruction", "Teaching Vocabulary", and "Promoting Talk in the Language Classroom".

"La enseñanza de la lengua de instrucción" (Teaching the Language of Instruction). Summer course for teachers at the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Santander, July 2011.

"Andamiaje en los cuadrantes: Un marco de adaptación del currículo y de la enseñanza para los aprendices de la lengua de instrucción" (Teaching in the Quadrants: A Framework for Content-Based Language Instruction). Workshop for students in the Master's program at the University of Girona, May 2011.

"El mundo el nuestros centros" (The World in Our Classrooms) and "El aula inclusiva" (An Inclusive Classroom Environment). Plenary talk and workshop organized by the Sindicato LAB del País Vasco, San Sebastián, April 2011.

"Teaching in the Quadrants: A framework for differentiated instruction for English Language Learners." Penary talk and workshop, European Council of International Schools, English/Mother Tongue Conference, Düsseldorf, March 2011.

"El mundo en nuestras aulas" y "Más allá del primer contacto" (The World in our Classrooms and Beyond First Contact). Jornadas de Interculturalidad y Convivencia. Centro de Formación e Innovación Educativa, Salamanca and Palencia, April 2010.

"Enseñar y aprender en el aula multilingüe" (Teaching and Learning in the Multilingual Classroom). Fundación Sierra-Pambley, León, November 2009. Click here for more information and some materials from the session.

"Cooperative Learning Strategies for Interaction and Inclusion in the Multilingual Classroom" and "A World of Words: Enhancing Vocabulary Development among English Language Learners". Professional development workshops for ESL teachers, Hastings Prince Edward District School Board, Ontario, September 2009.

"English Language Learners: What administrators need to know about students who are learning English as a second or additional language in Ontario schools". Workshop for school administrators, Catholic Principals Council of Ontario, May 2009.

"Supporting English Language Learners in Every Classroom". Professional development day for all teachers at James Fowler High School, Calgary, April 2009.

"Worlds Together: Strategies for a culturally inclusive classroom and Teaching in the Quadrants: A framework for teaching and learning in multilingual classrooms". Professional development workshops for ESL teachers, School District 34, Abbotsford, British Columbia, November 2008.

"Teaching in the Quadrants: A framework for instruction and assessment". Conference, Teacher Diversity in Diverse Schools: Challenges and Opportunities for Teacher Education, Hedmark University College, Hamar, Norway, November 2008.

"Monitoring and Improving Academic Performance in Culturally Diverse Schools" and "Teaching in the Quadrants: A framework for effective instruction in multilingual classrooms". Teacher conference, Oslo Kommune Utdanningsetaten, Oslo, October 2008.

"El multilingüismo en Ontario: una perspectiva educativa" (Multilingualism in Ontario: an educational perspective). CIDOB Forum: Managing Immigration and Diversity in Quebec and Canada, Barcelona, October 2008. 

Seminars on multilingual/multicultural education. University of Barcelona, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Girona, University of Lleida, February-April 2008.

Series of two-day courses on multilingual and multicultural education and second language teaching. Ministry of Education, Basque Government, January 2008.

"Multilingüismo y multiculturalidad en la escuela: retos y oportunidades" (Multilingual and Multicultural Schools: Challenges and Opportunities). Caixa Forum, Barcelona, January 2008.

"How Long Does It Take? Learning from the data on English Language Learners". Provincial Symposium From the Roots Up, Ontario Ministry of Education, Toronto, December 2007.

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