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IRC - ISBE Workshops

IRC - ISBE Professional Development Offerings

The Catalog lists detailed descriptions and all information about these free workshops, webinars, and regional institutes.

2019 ISBE Professional Development Offerings Catalog

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These free workshops are sponsored by ISBE and led by IRC's education specialists.  The catalog lists institutes, webinars, and multi-district workshops offered throughout the state for Illinois educators at no cost.


Webinar Archive

These recordings of past webinars are available for viewing.  Your browser may prompt you to load the Adobe FlashPlayer plugin.

Exploring Best Practices for the Culturally Inclusive Classroom (Montes, 5/15/19)

Deliberate Discipline for Multicultural Classrooms (Mulcahy, 5/1/19)

Families as Valuable Contributors to Students' Biliteracy Development (Montes, 4/11/19)

Five Minute Activities for Young English Learners (Fernandez, 3/12/19)

Read-Alouds for Young English Learners (Trost, 3/6/19)

Some Myths and Realities about Working with English Learners (Fernandez, 2/12/19)

Curriculum Considerations for English Learner Education (Mulcahy, 5/23/18)

Teaching Social Studies to English Learners (Fernandez, 4/10/18)

Supporting Multilingual Students in the Early Childhood Classroom (Sanchez-Lopez, 4/25/18)

Teaching Mathematics to English Learners (Fernandez, 1/29/18)

How to Handle Homework (Mulcahy, 9/20/17)

From Code Switching to Translanguaging (Mulcahy, 5/17/17)

Out of the Box Instruction for English Learners (Essig & Yanong, 5/8/17)

Family Engagement Q & A (King & Schnell, 5/4/17)

Introduction to English Learners: Q & A (Montes, 3/29/17)

Selecting Materials for ESL and Sheltered Content Classes (Gordon, 5/17/16)

Introduction to Dual Language (Mulcahy, 3/9/16)

Reconsidering the Illinois Seal of Biliteracy: Implications for Cross Content Literacy (Hilliard, 2/18/16)

Understanding Diversity within the EL Population (Mulcahy, 11/24/15)

Spanish Language Arts Standards (Hilliard, 9/25/15)

Engaging English Learners Through Technology (Keppler, 6/11/15)

Selecting ESL Materials for Diverse Programs (Gordon, 5/5/15)

Orientation to Teaching Academic Language to ELs (Gordon, 10/22/14)

The Relationship Between Language Arts Standards & Language Development Standards (Hilliard, 9/24/14)


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