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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Discourse Across Content: Using WIDA to Increase Academic English

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 2:30 PM–3:15 PM EDT
Grand Centre
Session Abstract

All ELLs must be held to a higher standard of academic discourse across content areas. Using videos and handouts, you will view several tips and tools that you can immediately implement in your classroom to meet WIDA and Common Core speaking and listening standards.

Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Elementary Educators
Secondary Educators
Topic Strand

Listening, Speaking, Pronunciation

Lead Presenter

Molly Ross, Malden Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Molly Ross is currently an ESL literacy teacher for grades 4-8 at the Salemwood School in Malden.



Lauren McGonagle, Malden Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Lauren McGonagle is currently an 8th grade SEI teacher at the Salemwood school in Malden teaching reading, writing, science, social studies and math.