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Thursday, August 22


Creating Language Objectives for ELL Student Population Attending General Education Classes
Effective lesson planning for English language learner students include having clear content and language objectives.. Teachers will have the opportunity to look the Collaboration Tool in order to explore the Academic language involved in writing language objectives that will accelerate their student’s English language acquisition. We will take a look at some student writing samples and learn strategies to understand ELLs current skills with the Systemic Functional Grammar approach (Dostal, Bowers, Kilpatrick, 2017). We will explore possible language objectives for classroom instruction.

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Anna Stansky Murphy

Anna is a speech-language pathologist at Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. She received her Bachelor's degree in English literature from Stonehill College and her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Gallaudet University with a specialization in working... Read More →
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Gayle Malloy

Gayle Malloy is an ESOL Teacher at Beethoven-Ohrenberger K-8 School in West Roxbury for Grades 1-5. She holds a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from Lesley College. She received her Master's Degree in Teaching English a New Language from Boston State College in its first year... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Jessica Room


Immigrant Students and Families in BPS: Policies and Resources
The Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement (MOIA) and Irish International Immigrant Center (IIIC) have partnered to create a professional development for teachers and school staff to better support immigrant students and families in BPS. This training will provide educators a more holistic understanding of federal immigration policies such as TPS, DACA and asylum, as well as city wide resources.


Carol Leon

Carol León, Mayor's Office for Immigrant AdvancementAs the Outreach and Community Engagement Coordinator at the Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement, Carol works with city departments, community-based organizations, legal service providers, and foreign consulates to serve the... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Regency Room