Empowering Language Learners Through Punctuation Inquiry
Date: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT May 16, 2013 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus
Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus
How can we use discussions about commas, colons and dashes to encourage students to question rules? In this hands-on workshop, we will explore how punctuation inquiry empowers language learners and provides valuable opportunities for critical thinking.
This workshop is part of our 2012-2013 Workshop Series.
Complimentary coffee and tea will be served.
Credit Option: This workshop is part of the “Rethinking Schools Series”. Each workshop in the Sustainability Series can be taken individually or in sequence, with the option to purchase 1 semester hour of continuing education credit after completing all 5 in the series. Registration for credit will occur at the last workshop in this series.
Instructor: Elizabeth Schlessman, M.Ed.
About the Instructor
Elizabeth Schlessman is a doctoral student in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to beginning the doctoral program, she taught 4th and 5th grades in Spanish dual language immersion classrooms in Woodburn, OR. and was a teacher consultant with the Oregon Writing Project.
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