Join us for an exclusive session led by 2018 NABE Leadership Award winner and biliteracy expert Silvia Dorta-Duque de Reyes. Silvia is the director and contributing author of the Common Core Standards en Español translation and linguistic augmentations, and works tirelessly to support bilingual education. In this session, Silvia will lead a discussion about successfully meeting the specific challenges of the standards en Español and the role of cross-linguistic transfer.
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Gain insight into the theory and rationale behind the translation and linguistic augmentation of the Common Core Standards and how to use the standards to guide explicit cross-linguistic transfer instruction.
>>Lunch is on your own<<
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Attendees will be able to select how they would best like to use the afternoon. Silvia will share how to organize instruction for cross-linguistic skills transference and highlight her Sound-Spelling Transfer Kit. Fonetica y gramatica, the new K-2 foundational skills resource, will also be available for attendees to preview. Attendees may also choose to browse our latest Spanish imports from Guadalajara. Bring a purchase order or credit card (Visa or Mastercard) to take books with you same day.