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Wednesday, August 2 • 10:00am - 10:55am
Integrating UDL and SIOP to Pursue Social Justice.

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• This highly interactive, hands-on workshop will explain how integration of Universal Design for Learning with the SIOP model improves teaching and learning for ESL and all students in inclusion classrooms.
• Time will be provided for participants to plan one or more lessons using a template created by session facilitators, to apply technology tools and to discuss implications for future work.
• Participants will be encouraged to seek social justice in education, being committed to learning more about best practices for ESL and all students in inclusive classrooms.

Participants in this workshop will:
• Learn more about the SIOP model for teaching English Language Learners in Inclusive Classrooms AND Universal Design for Learning.
• See examples of lessons created using a combination of SIOP and UDL
• Create their own lessons using an original template provided by the facilitators
• Discuss how unleashing the synergy of SIOP and UDL can lead to more meaningful assessment of both academic knowledge and skills and language proficiency
• Learn to use specific web-based programs, apps for iPads and other tablet computers, and Smart Board technology to facilitate multiple means of representation, engagement and expression for English Language Learners and all students in an inclusive classroom.
• Join in discussions related to the challenges inherent in preparing teacher candidates for work with linguistically diverse and multicultural students in grades K-12 and ways teacher educators can work together to meet those challenges

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Amber Gentile

Assistant Professor, Cabrini University
Amber Gentile, EdD: As a teacher educator, Amber has implemented UDL into the preparation of our future teachers- through modeling the instructional practices and integrating it into our curriculum. She holds workshops on the benefits and strategies of UDL to all faculty across campus... Read More →

Wednesday August 2, 2017 10:00am - 10:55am EDT
Bayview Room