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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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Promoting Academic Discourse for Multilingual Learners

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 2:30 PM–4:00 PM EDT add to calendar
Grand South
Session Abstract

Does conversation sometimes stall in your classroom? This session is designed to help teachers of multilingual learners create effective conversation prompts. The strategies you learn will get your students thinking deeply and help your classroom move from one word answers to extended discourse.

Session Type

Interactive Workshop (90 minutes)

Topic Strand

Academic Language in the Content Areas

Education Sector

PK-12 Education

PK-12 Focus
Lower Elementary
Upper Elementary
Middle School
High School


Jocelyn Goodwin, Match Community Day
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Jessica Martzall, Match Community Day
Josh Bluestone, Match Community Day
Jacqui Stokes, Match Community Day