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Friday, October 20 • 8:30am - 9:15am
Embedding Academic Rigor into 21st Century Adult ESL Instruction

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Explore how to systematically embed increased rigor in your adult English language teaching. Presenters share activities that address analyzing texts, building vocabulary with an emphasis on academic words, and infusing academic language and critical thinking at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Participants receive detailed handouts and access to online resources.

avatar for Sylvia Ramirez

Sylvia Ramirez

Professor Emeritus, MiraCosta (ret.)
I am a Professor Emeritus at MiraCosta College, a teacher educator, writer, consultant and a recipient of the California Hayward award for excellence in education. I am a proud co-author (one of five!) of the Ventures series from Cambridge University Press.

K. Lynn Savage

curriculum developer and teacher trainer, City College of San Francisco, ret., & Cambridge University Press
A retired ESL teacher who began when the audio-lingual method was dominant, Lynn is excited that the College and Career Readiness Standards will improve the reading curriculum for adult ESL learners. Lynn is especially interested in literacy for lower level ESL learners who are lack... Read More →

Friday October 20, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am PDT
CC 211