Free Online Workshop: Immigrant Student Success
Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators, July 9 and 10, 2014
Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators is aimed at teachers seeking to encourage the success of their immigrant students and to capitalize on the strengths of these students for the benefit of the entire classroom. Through interactive webinars and instructional videos, participants will learn about successful models and techniques for capitalizing on classroom diversity. They will also gain ideas for classroom activities and curriculum adaptation that can bring out the best in immigrant students. Through live chat and group exercises, participants can share and test their ideas with other educators from around the country.
See below for modules, presenters and computer requirements.
This interactive online workshop is free of charge. Registration is now closed. To be notified of the dates for the next workshop, click here.
Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators
July 9 and 10, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Modules and Presenters
Promoting Success of Immigrant Students
- Phitsamay Uy, PhD, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Research and Issues in School Diversity
Perspectives from the Field
- Katie Li, formerly of the San Francisco International High School
- Jean-Michel Dissard, Filmmaker, I Learn America
- Carol Chandler-Rourke, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
- Westy Egmont, PhD, Immigrant Integration Lab, Boston College
The Sociology of Immigration
- Lorna Rivera, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
Uncovering Cultural Assumptions
- Chiara Magini, The ILC Public Education Institute
U.S. Immigration Overview and History
How to apply
Registration is now closed. To be notified of the dates for the next workshop, click here.
This is a live, interactive workshop. Participants should try to be online during all workshop hours. Participation by phone is available.
Newest version of Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox (PC) or Safari (Mac)Computer compatibility
Windows 7 and higher / Mac OSX 10.7 and higher
High-speed (wired) Internet connection with an upload speed of at least 450 Kbps. Click here to determine your computer’s Internet speed.
Flash Player 11X (click here to download)
Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
Speakers or headset
Verify your system requirements for the webinars here.
Questions and technical assistance
For more information about Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators, contact Chiara Magini at firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 322-9777.
For technical assistance, email Denzil Mohammed at email@example.com.
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