Judie Haynes and Debbie Zacarian
Wednesday, 4 March 2015
10:30 am–12:00 pm ET
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Who Should Attend?
Grades K–12 ESL and classroom teachers and school administrators
More About This Seminar
Many English learners (ELs), including those unaccompanied minors who have recently come to the United States, experience trauma, violence, and chronic stress that affect school achievement. Discover how to develop an empathetic approach, a safe and welcoming environment, and instructional practices to support this growing population.
What Will I Learn?
- gain understanding of unaccompanied minors and other school-age immigrants who experience trauma, violence, and chronic stress
- learn about the crucial needs of ELs who have experienced or are experiencing trauma, violence, and stress
- gain knowledge of how trauma, violence, and stress affect the academic work of the ELs
About the Presenters Judie Haynes
taught elementary ESL for 28 years. She is the author and coauthor of seven books, the most recent being The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners
with Debbie Zacarian. She is founder of the website everythingESL.net
and writes a blog
for TESOL International Association. She is also cofounder and co-moderator of #ELLCHAT, the Twitter chat for teachers of English learners. Debbie Zacarian
is owner of Debbie Zacarian, EdD & Associates
, a woman-owned consulting business specializing in policy and practice, strategic planning, coaching, innovation, and professional development for educators and professionals working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Debbie is the author of Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas
(with Judie Haynes), Transforming Schools for English Learners, a Comprehensive Framework for School Leaders
, The Essential Guide to Educating Beginning English Learners
(with Judie Haynes), and Mastering Academic Language: a Framework for Supporting Student Achievement