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Professional Development Training for Bilingual Schools

The Wonders of S4S*: Advance in Two Languages!

Scaffold 4 Success: an instructional approach for success in integrated language development.

This half-day professional learning session is designed for Elementary Spanish/English Dual Language K-6th grade classroom teachers, resource teachers and
coaches to launch the school year empowered with new resources.

  • Create immediately applicable materials in English and/or Spanish

  • Provide for a unit of instruction based on community building, citizenship, and governance

  • Unify literacy, content instruction (social studies/history), and linguistic scaffolding for success of language learners

  • Provide practical recommendations for creating materials to use immediately as the school year starts

The Wonders of S4S: Advance in Two Languages

Running Records in two languages: Spanish and English

Running Records are an essential component of the formative assessment process for every classroom. With this series of workshops, teachers in Spanish-English dual language programs will learn how to apply running records as a formative assessment to guide instruction. Participants will practice administering running records in Spanish and English using student video recordings from real dual language program classrooms. 

More Professional Learning on the California ​State Standards for Spanish Language Arts​

Contact Jorge Cuevas-Antillón to receive more information about professional learning related to teaching in Spanish.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Spanish Language Arts via Common Core State Standards

Students and teachers working within Spanish-English biliteracy classrooms now have access to this carefully derived, valuable and practical equivalency of the English language arts content standards. The resource also offers teachers, paraprofessionals, and English learners primary language access to the language arts standards. ​

Visit Common Core en Español​ for more information.