San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for a 1/2 day, interactive event on exploring the role of English language skills in the process of teaching and learning the STEM subjects as well as how teaching and learning of academic subjects provides opportunities for contextualized language learning.
The conference will include a keynote speaker, renowned practitioner and NGSS writing team member Emily Miller, giving an interactive presentation in the first time slot. This will be followed by parallel workshop sessions showcasing best practices in using literacy strategies involving both STEM and ELL Instructors. Simultaneously there will be poster presentations by the STEM-ESL learners. Finally, a panel discussion will be facilitated with invited guests in the field from various backgrounds.
Registration begins at 8:00 am and the conference will start at 9:00 am.
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The Milwaukee School of Engineering
The Milwaukee School of Engineering, located in downtown Milwaukee, is a private university that provides a sustained interactive educational climate for students to become well-rounded, technologically experienced graduates and highly productive professionals and leaders. It has been ranked 11th best university in the Midwest and 10th best undergraduate engineering program nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.
MSOE's English as a Second Language Program was established in 2013 and since has been working to prepare students from all over the world to be successful at the undergraduate and graduate level in US universities. One of its recent projects has been developing ESL math and science courses to equip students for classes at STEM-focused universities like MSOE.