English Language Learners in the Inclusive Classroom - 2 Part Series

Facilitator: Kelly Gibbs

This is a multi-day event.

Day 1May 13, 2021 (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MDT)
Day 2May 20, 2021 (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MDT)
$40.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 21-LL-365
Focus: Assessment Collaborative Partnerships Curriculum Implementation Early Learning Educational / Instructional Assistants Educational Leadership English Language Arts English Language Learners Inclusive Education Instructional Coaching Instructional Design Instructional Strategies Literacy Mathematics Numeracy Science Social Studies

About this Learning Opportunity

How do you address the learning of all students in your classroom and school? What else can you do?

This overview will:

  • Support and build your capacity in meeting the needs of English Language Learners within your diverse classroom
  • Build understanding of universal, targeted and specialized strategies 
  • Foster student engagement and achievement

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #1: Fostering Effective Relationships
  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community
  • #6: Providing Instructional Leadership
  • #7: Developing Leadership Capacity

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #1: Fostering Effective Relationships
  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Kelly has spent her educational career supporting students with a variety of needs and supporting staff building instructional strategies. She wanted to know more about how students learn and why they had difficulty learning...so back to school she went! As a teacher and a Reading Specialist, Kelly holds a Masters degree from the University of Alberta in the area of language and literacy development and specialized assessment. She built her knowledge of UDL through her work at the University of Manitoba. Her work as a Consultant supported teachers in building inclusive practice in all divisions. She has in-depth experience doing professional development, with a focus on instructional strategies and implementation of such strategies. She has taught pre-service teachers at the University of Alberta for the past year. Kelly's joy has been found in supporting staff in the use of research-based strategies that make teaching and learning intentional and meaningful.