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Emmanuel College The Carolyn A. Lynch Institute SPRING 2012 The Carolyn A. Lynch Institute at Emmanuel College offers professional development courses for teachers. The courses meet for six two-hour sessions providing 18 Professional Development Points. All courses require a $40.00 registration fee payable to Emmanuel College. All course materials are provided through the Institute.

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Please check the workshop(s) in which you would like to enroll:

Assessing for the Common Core: Standards for Grades K-8

Instructor: Corinne Merritt

This workshop will introduce the new Common Core Standards for English and Math for grades k-8 and explore various formative assessment strategies used to evaluate student learning as required by these standards. Participants will be encouraged to incorporate curriculum and classroom practices currently used at their schools. Wednesdays: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Dates: March 21, April 4, April 25, May 2, May 16, May 23 Location: PJP Regional Center Registration Deadline: March 15, 2012 Fee: $40.00

Supporting English Language Learners’ Literacy Development

Instructor: Dr. Christine Leighton

This workshop will focus on ways to support the literacy development of English language learners in grades 1-6. We will focus on key factors that influence second language acquisition and the implications of these factors for instruction in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. We will discuss instructional considerations for and effective practices to implement with beginning, intermediate, and advanced English language learners. Wednesdays: 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Dates: April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30 Location: Emmanuel College Registration Deadline: March 30, 2012 Fee: $40.00

Teaching English Language Learners at the Middle and High School Level

Instructor: Melissa Latham

This workshop will focus on ways to support the language and literacy development of English language learners in content courses at the middle and high school level. We will discuss the linguistic and cultural factors that influence second language acquisition, learn methods to promote the speaking, listening, reading and writing of English language learners at different proficiency levels and consider when and how to provide modifications and accommodations in instruction and assessment. Mondays: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Dates: May 14, May 21, May 28, June 11, June 18, June 25 Location: Emmanuel College Registration Deadline: March 30, 2012 Fee: $40.00

Registration Information: Please mail this form with a check (to Emmanuel College)/or credit card number/expiration for $40.00 to: Diane Bissaro, Emmanuel College, 400 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 Any questions? Contact Diane Bissaro 617-735-9713 bissardi@emmanuel.edu


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