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2019 Conference

May 28–31, 2019

Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, Framingham MA

MATSOL 2019 Conference Online Program

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Supporting Positive Identity Development and Language Learning in Science Classrooms

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8:30 AM–9:15 AM EDT add to calendar
Grand Centre
Session Abstract

The study shows importance of strength based approaches, and how to recognize and support English learners' epistemic, communicative, and cultural  repertoires and their long term language and identity development in science classrooms.

Session Type

Research-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Topic Strand

Academic Language in the Content Areas

Education Sector
PK-12 Education
Teacher Preparation/Education
PK-12 Focus
Middle School
Summer/After-school Programs
Newcomer Programs
Dual Language Programs


Dr. Shakhnoza Kayumova, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
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Dr. Shakhnoza Kayumova, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth