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Multiliteracies: Exploring Multimodal Pedagogies for Academic Success

Saturday, November 11, 8am - 4pm

Language is nuanced, multi-modal and ever-changing. By language, we mean not just words but all the forms in which communication can be represented. In the 21st century innovative pedagogies impact the way we teach using various ways of accessing content that are reflected in multiliteracies. The Language Series 2017 will focus on teaching methods to better engage students in language and content development: not only digital technology but also explorations, music, sounds, block building, and others.

Featuring keynote presentation by Detra Price-Dennis, Ph.D.
Elementary & Inclusive Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Dr. Detra Price-Dennis will lead us in the exploration of this topic in her keynote. Two rounds of workshops with experienced practitioners and researchers will inspire and engage you through hands-on activities and specific examples. As a participant, you will take away concrete ideas for immediate implementation in your settings.

Come and re-energize your practice by learning from the experts in the field. They will share multiple ways to create and support social and academic language growth in today's diverse educational settings that include ENL’s (English as a new language) learners as well as those who struggle in their native language.

Workshops include:

1. The classroom as a learning laboratory: Using projects as a tool for language development | José Daniel Sandín
2. Fostering student agency and voice: A critical multiliteracy approach to developing narrative skills | Mimi Rosenberg
3. The Many Languages of Block Building: Creating spaces for emerging literacies through play | Rebecca Burdett
4. Music as a pathway for learning at every age | Alina Vayner
5. SOUNDS IN MOTION: Using Body Movements to Train Auditory Perception, Language, and Early Literacy | Frances Santore

For more information and workshop descriptions, visit bankstreet.edu/ls



Participants will receive 6 Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hours or .6 Continuing Education Unit OR can enroll for 1 graduate credit**

**1 graduate credit may be earned by paying the tuition fee, attending the conference and completing online work after the conference. Email us for more information.

Contact Gretchen Adams, gadams@bankstreet.edu, if you would like to pay by Purchase Order.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations/refunds prior to November 4 will be processed. After November 4, 2017, no cancellations or refunds will be processed.

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