ASCD California

Upcoming Professional Development Events

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    • 05/20/2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Calexico USD, 641 S. Rockwood Ave., Calexico, CA 92231 (formerly Aurora High School)
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    California ASCD and Calexico Unified School District present:  

                      5/20/19-Instructional Tools and Proven Practices 

                    To Advance Academic Language Proficiency Across the School Day

    (Grades 3-12) 

    with Presenter Kate Kinsella, Ed.D.

    Monday, May 20, 2019
    Hosted by: Calexico Unified School District
    Location: 641 S. Rockwood Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231 (If using GPS, enter the following address to Google Maps 636 Rockwood Ave., Calexico, CA.  The actual Training Center (formerly Aurora High School) is located across the street and is the Workshop location.)

    8:30 a.m.— 3:00 p.m. - Registration Includes Lunch 

    Workshop Description: 

    Drawing from research and extensive classroom practice, Dr. Kinsella will focus on a core set of potent instructional routines appropriate for any ELD curriculum, content area, or grade level.  Participants, ideally in site-based teams, will leave with extensive practical print and digital resources to support lesson delivery.

    Participants will learn essential Academic Language Development instructional routines including effective ways to:

    • Engage learners at every English proficiency level in academic discussions
    • Facilitate productive student interaction and collaboration with clear language targets
    • Assign response frames that model and scaffold competent communication
    • Encourage thoughtful elaboration and justification during lesson discussions
    • Guide students in constructing brief written responses using academic register
    • Integrate accountable listening tasks with clear language targets 
    • Set up lesson tasks with verbal clarity, visual support, and requisite modeling
    • Provide mindful modeling of academic register throughout lesson delivery
    • Check for comprehension of lesson expectations and focal content 
    • Monitor language production during student interactions and class discussions

    WORKSHOP PRESENTER:

    Kate Kinsella, Ed.D. is an adjunct teacher educator at San Francisco State University and a highly-sought after speaker and consultant to school districts and state departments throughout the US regarding development of academic language and literacy across the K-12 subject areas. Her 25 year teaching career focus has been equipping youths from diverse backgrounds with the communication, reading and writing skills to be career and college ready. A consummate “teacher’s teacher”, Dr. Kinsella maintains active K-12 classroom involvement by writing and implementing curriculum, co-teaching lessons, and providing practical mentoring for teachers and instructional coaches. Her extensive publishing record includes articles, chapters, English learners’ dictionaries, English Language development curriculum, and reading intervention programs. She is particularly proud of the research validated and extensively implemented programs she has written to support English learners in making academic strides: READ 180, English 3D, and the Academic Vocabulary Toolkit.


Past events

10/26/2018 Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment -LEVEL 2- with Presenter Kristin Souers 10/26/2018
10/25/2018 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners-LEVEL 1- with Presenter Kristin Souers 10/25/2018
10/16/2018 Tools for Classroom Instruction That Works: Classroom-Ready Techniques for Increasing Student Achievement with Presenter Cheryl Abla 10/16/2018
09/18/2018 Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment -LEVEL 2- with Presenter Kristin Souers 9/18/2018
04/13/2018 Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment -LEVEL 2- with Presenter Kristin Souers 4/13/2018
04/12/2018 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners-LEVEL 1- with Presenter Kristin Souers 4/12/2018
03/19/2018 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners with Presenter Kristin Souers 3/19/2018
03/14/2018 3/14/18-Tools to Support English Learners and Struggling Readers in Constructing Competent Written Responses (Grades 3-10) with Presenter Kate Kinsella, Ed.D.
02/05/2018 2/5/18-Essential Instructional Routines to Maximize Speaking and Listening within Designated and Integrated ELD (Grades 3-12) with Presenter Kate Kinsella, Ed.D.
12/15/2017 Promoting Excellence Through Equity in California Schools with Presenter Pedro A. Noguera, Ph.D.
12/14/2017 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners with Presenter Kristin Souers, MA LMHC 12-14-17
11/29/2017 Essential Instructional Routines to Maximize Speaking and Listening within Designated and Integrated ELD with Presenter Kate Kinsella, Ed.D.
10/30/2017 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners with Presenter Kristin Souers
05/25/2017 Grading Smarter, Not Harder with Presenter Myron Dueck
04/27/2017 Creating Passionate Learners; presented by Tony Frontier, hosted by Los Angeles County Office of Education,
11/29/2016 Teaching, Leading and Learning in a Digital World
09/28/2016 Preparing EL to Construct Competent CCSS-Aligned Written Responses
08/25/2016 Board of Directors August Meeting

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