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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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The Inclusion Classroom: Creating Opportunities for Contextualized Academic Language Use

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 2:30 PM–3:15 PM EDT add to calendar
Session Abstract

This interactive presentation provides theoretical and research-based approaches to academic language use in the context of the inclusion classroom.  Participants will identify, discuss, and reflect on strategies that offer all learners opportunities to develop, practice, and use academic language orally through a versatile range of authentic communication classroom practices.   

Session Type

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Topic Strand

Academic Language in the Content Areas

Education Sector
PK-12 Education
Teacher Preparation/Education
University Intensive English Programs (IEPs)
PK-12 Focus
Upper Elementary
Middle School
High School


Mr. Michael F. Murphy, M.S.Ed., Watertown Public Schools
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Ms. Stephanie Mikelis, M.A./A.B.D., Boston University