Warren County Teachers attend workshop titled “Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learner Students.” The workshop was held in Louisville on July 23, 2015 sponsored by REL Appalachia Regional Educational Laboratory and Jefferson County Public Schools. Pictured left to right: Carol Ran, Natcher Elementary; Danielle Wolf, Oakland Elementary; Debbie Wilson, Briarwood Elementary; Lori Wallace, Lost River Elementary; Dr. Patrick Proctor, Presenter from Boston College; LoriAnn Martin, Lost River Elementary; Dr. Michael Kieffer, Presenter from New York University; Megan Braman, Moss Middle; Chloe Harper, Moss Middle; and Julia King, Warren Elementary.
Drs. Kieffer and Proctor are coauthors of the new What Works Clearinghouse practice guide, Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School. The workshop focused on four recommendations from the guide that address what works for English learners during reading and content area instruction. The complete guide and resources can be found at http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/PracticeGuide.aspx?sid=19