Title III/ESOL Summer Institute (for SC Teachers ONLY)

  • 31 Jul 2013
  • 9:00 AM
  • 02 Aug 2013
  • 3:30 PM
  • Brookland Baptist Conference Center, West Columbia, SC
  • 95


  • SCDE Professional Development

There will be NO refunds provided for the Conference. Substitutes are suggested if paid participants cannot attend for any reason.
Registration is closed

South Carolina


Summer Institute


DAY 1: Dr. Tasha Laman, From Ideas to Words: Writing Strategies for English Language Learners


In this day-long workshop, we will discuss and learn the promise and possibility of creating engaging writing instruction with and for English language learners. Topics include:

  • Creating a classroom environment that supports ELL writers
  • Building a community that promotes risk-taking and values children’s life experiences
  • Creating whole-group minilessons that meet the needs of emerging and fluent ELLs
  • Scaffolding independent practice for a wide variety of ELLS
  • Scaffolding Writing conferences with tools based on ELL students’ writing and language needs
  • Facilitating and encouraging students to share their writing and reflect on their growth

DAY 2 WIDA Standards


South Carolina will use the WIDA English language proficiency standards for the 2013-2014 school year.  This day will be an intense focus on rolling out these new standards and understanding their link to the CCSS.

DAY 3 Debbie Zacarian: Mastering Academic Language


Ideal for Common Core initiatives, Day 3 will offer a step-by-step approach for teaching academic language, including case studies, and classroom strategies.

Registration begins at 8:30 am

Workshop is from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm


Brooklyn Baptist Conference Center

1066 Sunset Blvd.
West ColumbiaSC29169

 Professional Text
Lunch Buffet Included

Read more here: http://events.thestate.com/west_columbia_sc/venues/show/570672-brookland-baptist-church-banquet-and-conference-center#storylink=cpy

Please send questions to cfields@ed.sc.gov

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