Embracing Diversity

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What can educators do to ensure maximum success for ALL students regardless of literacy level and linguistic ability? This session will examine practical strategies to differentiate for greater language acquisition resulting in higher student investment. Examine and apply strategies to differentiate CI activities for students and empower them to move up to the next level of proficiency!

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As Spanish teachers, sometimes we tend to forget to include Afro-Latino culture all year round. Instead of teaching a unit about Afro-Latinos in February, this session will help you discover how to tweak your days, weeks, and months into a curriculum that incorporates Afro-Latinos as if they were not just a highlight, but they are part of the whole Latin American culture. Let’s make a decision to include this as an important part of teaching the Spanish language, the same way we integrate other topics and subjects.

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Attendees will learn how to become the teacher that students of color trust, and how to make their classroom a place where students of color want to be. All will leave with practical tips and materials that can be immediately applied to all types of classes.

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Highly skilled TPRS/TCI practitioners may unintentionally reinforce stereotypes both when co-creating stories with students, and when presenting stories to students through literature and film. These webinars provide practical skills to mitigate these risks, giving students dignifying and elevating ways to see themselves. TPRS/CI methods leave us vulnerable to unintentionally reinforcing negative stereotypes. This workshop provides practical skills to mitigate these risks, giving students dignifying and elevating way to see themselves. Learn how to use visual and verbal cues to provide your diverse student body space to be validated and uplifted.

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Highly skilled TPRS/TCI practitioners may unintentionally reinforce stereotypes both when co-creating stories with students, and when presenting stories to students through literature and film. These webinars provide practical skills to mitigate these risks, giving students dignifying and elevating ways to see themselves.