TLC/ML Workshop 2: Reading and Vocabulary Support for Multilingual Learners

Please register here. BTLC Credit: IS, ML

Presenter(s): Lia Plakans, Professor of Multilingual Education David Degollado, Assistant Professor of Multilingual Education Marina Durinova, Postdoctoral Researcher of Multilingual Education 

Description: The session on reading and vocabulary development aligns with the Core Principle of developing learners' skills and supporting their intellects. Upon completion of the workshop, you will be able to deliver and facilitate content learning for multilingual learners through reading and vocabulary development scaffolding strategies such as using visuals, structured pairing, and graphic organizers. 

Learning Objective:   

1. We will learn useful concepts about vocabulary and reading in a second language.  

2. We will discuss how to support and guide vocabulary development and reading comprehension in the classroom. 

By registering for this event, you agree to be photographed or filmed for promotional purposes.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please email  and we will work with you to make any accommodations. 

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Lindquist Center
Professional Development Area (PDA), North 110 Lindquist Center
240 South Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
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