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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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Making STEAM+CS Equitable and Accessible for Language Learners

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 3:30 PM–4:15 PM EDT add to calendar
Grand South
Session Abstract

Design, tinker, create! These competencies needed by all students are often inaccessible to language learners. Through this interactive, hands-on session, you will experience teacher-generated, standards-aligned STEAM and computer science classroom activities and learn how to engage Prek-12 students at different language proficiencies in authentic 21st-century problem-solving, communication, and computational thinking.

Session Type

Invited Speaker (45 minutes)

Topic Strand

Curriculum Development

Education Sector

PK-12 Education


Sue Cusack, Lesley University
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Rashmi Pimprikar, Lesley University
Priya Tahiliani, Boston Public Schools
Genevieve McDonough, Boston Public Schools and Boston Public Schools - Office of