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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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There is no L without SEL: Social-Emotional Learning in ESL

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

Social-Emotional Learning has many benefits, especially for newcomers and SLIFE who are adapting to learning not only a new language but also a new culture. This session demonstrates effective ways to embed SEL competencies into ESL activities that deepen students’ content knowledge and encompass all four domains of language acquisition.

Session Type

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Topic Strand

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Education Sector

PK-12 Education

PK-12 Focus
High School
Newcomer Programs
SLIFE Programs


Christi Cartwright, International High School Lawrence
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