EAL and  LAL High School Courses

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EAL and LAL High School Courses

Provincially developed high school literacy courses for EAL and LAL learners

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Manitoba Teachers' Society 191 Harcourt Street Winnipeg, MB R3J 3H2 Canada

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EAL and LAL High School Literacy Courses

Thursday, April 13, 2023, 5-8 pm

In-person at Manitoba Teacher’s Society,191 Harcourt Street, Winnipeg

Target Audience: This workshop is open for all Grades 9-12 educators and administrators, resource teachers, and administrators.

Tickets: In-person and Remote Access tickets are available. In-person participants will receive a light dinner. Fees are payable when registering. Note: Eventbrite charges a small processing fee.

When registering, please choose one of:

  • Mini-PD: Member Ticket - only for members of TEAL Manitoba: $10.00
  • Mini-PD: Non-member Ticket: $15.00
  • Mini-PD: Remote Access: $5.00

Description: Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning developed high school courses for EAL and LAL students. Three EAL courses for Stages 1, 2, and 3 and 4 LAL Literacy half-courses for Phases 1 and 2 were developed using the domains and strands from the EAL Framework. This session will give a glimpse of these courses by teachers who helped develop them.

This session will be presented by teachers who worked on developing these courses:

The EAL Courses will be presented by:

  • Katherine (Kate) Cherniack is a student advisor and teacher, with a focus on supporting newcomer students, at Shaftesbury High School. She has worked in the EAL/LAL field for over twenty years and has an M.Ed. with a specialization in EAL.
  • Lori Ostermann works as an EAL Curriculum Support teacher in the St. JAMES-Assiniboia School Division, focusing on both Early and Middle Years. She is part of a team that works toward the positive social, emotional, and academic growth of all EAL learners.

The LAL courses will be presented by:

  • Kelly Martin has been working in the EAL field for 11 years, and for the past seven years has focused her work on students identified as LAL. She currently works as an EAL/LAL support teacher at Acadia Junior High in the Pembina Trails School Division.
  • Lisa Demarais is an LAL/EAL Curriculum Support Teacher in the St. James Assiniboia School Division. She had taught in France, South Korea and Egypt for many years. Lisa completed her M.Ed. with a focus on English as an Additional Language.
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