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Amanda Alexander

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Amanda Alexander, Interim Chancellor for DC Public Schools

Title: A Language-based Approach to Content Instruction (LACI): Scaffolding for literacy

Abstract: Scaffolding is a challenging task in elementary classrooms. Drawing on a research study, the presenter describes how a first grade teacher utilized a language-based approach to content instruction (LACI) to provide scaffolding to support emergent to advanced bilinguals’ literacy learning. LACI is a teacher education model developed over the past 12 years in elementary and secondary classrooms in the United States.

LLRC Speakers Meneses and Montenegro


Title: Language, Literacy, and Science Learning: Contributions from Chilean Research

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