As part of the Reading Rocket's Professional Development Webcast series, Colorín Colorado offers programs featuring experts who study English language learners (ELLs).
offer an exciting new way to learn about teaching ELLs. Each webcast
features a 45-minute video program, which includes recommended readings,
suggested discussion questions. Some webcasts also have an
What is a webcast? Find out by visiting our About Webcasts page.
This webcast features Dr. Rebecca Palacios and offers information on the following components of a PreK ELL program: language instruction, curriculum, professional development, and family outreach.
Featuring Kathleen Leos, Deborah Santiago, and Susan Lafond in a discussion on English Language Learners (ELLs). Our expert panel discusses demographic trends, instructional strategies, school-family partnerships, and college readiness.
Featuring Dr. Robin Scarcella, providing an overview to academic language instruction for English language learners, as well as teaching strategies, activity ideas, and recommended resources.
Featuring Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan discussing effective assessment and instruction strategies for English language learners with learning disabilities.
Featuring Dr. Lorraine Valdez Pierce, discussing effective classroom strategies for assessing English language learners.
This webcast will discuss effective reading comprehension strategies for teaching English language learner students. Featuring Dr. Cynthia Lundgren and Kristina Robertson.
Featuring Dr. Deborah Short discussing effective instructional strategies for teaching English language learner students in middle and high school.
Featuring Dr. Nonie Lesaux, addressing the challenges facing English language learners — and their teachers — in grades 4-6.
Featuring insights from expert panelists Diane August, Margarita Calderón, and Fred Genesee, learn about the best research-based practices for teaching English language learners.