Webinar: Supporting Dual Language Learners in the PreK Classroom
This resource illustrates:
1A) Families and language/cultural background; 1B) Families and language development goals; 3A) Labels in home language; 4D) Songs, rhymes, and chants; 4E) Academic and content-specific words; 5F) Interactive reading
In this webinar, presenters discuss several strategies for supporting Multilingual Learners’ oral language and literacy development. Strategies include gathering information on children’s language and cultural background from families and talking with them about their language and learning goals for their children. Presenters also discuss how to display labels and functional print in multiple languages in the classroom, select content-specific words from texts and incorporate them into instruction, incorporate songs, and engage in interactive reading.