Sunday, May 7, 2017

Webinar: Meeting the English Language Needs of Early Childhood Educators and Families


Throughout the United States an increasing number of nonnative early childhood educators care for young children. Cultural and linguistic diversity form a substantial part of the American heritage and should be embraced in early childhood programs for the benefit of children. This web presentation helps you consider the necessary language skills and strategies needed to enable nonnative speakers of English to be successful. We look at where to start and how to build English language skills through continuous and sustained instruction.

Webinar Objectives:
  • Identify practical skills needed by nonnative speaking early childhood educators and families to listen, speak, read, and write in English on the topics of early childhood care, education, and child development.
  • Explore various strategies to promote English language proficiency among nonnative speaking early childhood educators and families.
  • Discover established curriculum and materials specifically designed for increasing the English language proficiency among nonnative speaking early childhood educators.
Presenter(s):  Julaine RosnerMarsha Chan
Brought to you by: Source for Learning
Assisting the presenters: Kamna Seth, Carrie Scruggs

View the webinar recorded on April 27, 2017 (90 minutes)

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