LITERACY FOR THE MINORITY MAJORITY:

ESL STRATEGIES THAT WORK

(This may be offered for 2 or 3 days)

• Children and language learning
• Developmental language
• Developing oral and written language
• Learning to read: word recognition and social-psycholinguistic approaches
• Curriculum instruction in the language-learning environment
• Three cuing systems: graphophonic, syntactic, semantic
• Vygotsky’s theories and the ESL learner
• Brain-based strategies for language growth