Immigrant Student Success Conference Hub

Virtual Conference: 2022 Immigrant Student Success; July 12 and 13 2022, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Agenda

This is where you find out timing, links and downloads for each session. 

Questions? Email public.education@ilctr.org. You can also sign up to participate in future free webinars, workshops and conferences.

Conference learning objectives: 

  • How to foster belonging, identity and self-efficacy in your students
  • How to incorporate culturally relevant pedagogies
  • How more diverse books can improve student outcomes
  • How to strengthen teacher-student relationships
  • The impact of immigration on school safety
  • Using theater to build student confidence in ESOL classrooms
  • New immigration lesson plans from The ILC Public Education Institute

Slides, videos and more resources are available below. Our toolkit also feature highlights, tools and next steps for educators.

Day One – Tuesday, July 12, 11 AM – 2 PM
(all times EDT)

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM 

The Role of Belonging in Immigrant Education

  • Jessica Lander, ELL History/Civics Teacher, author, Making Americans: Stories of Historic Struggles, New Ideas, and Inspiration in Immigrant Education

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11:45 AM – 12:15 PM 

Immigration and School Safety: Highlighting the Roles of Teachers and School Resource Officers (SROs)

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12:15 PM – 12:50 PM  

Education Across Borders: Immigration, Race and Identity in the Classroom

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12:50 PM – 1:40 PM  

Learning to See Race: Making Sense of Unexamined Beliefs and Rhetorical Paradoxes

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1:40 PM – 1:57 PM 

Discussion

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1:58 PM – 2:00 PM 

Wrap-up, Summary and Homework 

Day Two – Wednesday, July 13, 11 AM – 2 PM
(all times EDT)

Recording available here.

On day two, dive into specialized sessions that address the needs and concerns of your teaching level. Interested in a session but you aren’t in the classroom or teach a different level? All are welcome to join us to learn new topics and be inspired.  

Homework:

Use this Padlet to reflect on Day 1 and prepare for Day 2.

ADULT EDUCATION SESSION 

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM 

Transferable Skills in Digital Literacy with Padlet

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11:25 AM – 11:45 AM 

Drama for Dialogue, Learning and Community

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11:45 AM – 12:00 PM 

Teaching to the Test: A Practical Guide to the Preparation of Immigrants and Refugees for the Citizenship Interview 

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MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATOR SESSION 

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM 

 Identity Affirmation Through Literature, Language and Storytelling

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12:45 PM – 1:00 PM

Highlight Immigrant Stories and Contributions in U.S. History with The ILC Teaching Resources 

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ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR SESSION

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

The Power of Authenticity: Selecting Authentic Representations of Immigration Stories from Children’s Literature to Enrich Teaching, Learning and Living

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1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Discussion

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