3rd Annual SMU Newcomer Institute
"Differentiated Instruction and Assessment for Newcomers/Recent Immigrant ELLS"
Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 8:30 am -3:30 pm
Jack E. Singley Academy, Irving ISD
4601 N. MacArthur
Irving, Texas 75038
Distinguished Keynote Speaker
Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Center for Research in
Leadership and Education
College of Education
Texas Tech University
Dr. Aguirre-Muñoz's research involves the examination and identification of assessment and instructional approaches that have a potential for reducing the achievement gap between English language learners (ELLs) and non-ELLs. In an effort to develop frameworks for effective ELL instruction and assessment, her research focuses on the identifucation of key factors that impact student achievement, including factors related to English language development, primary language proficiency, and the factors that emerge from the interplay between these two general areas.
Dr. Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz is an Associate
Professor in the Bilingual Education and Diversity Studies program within the Curriculum and Instruction department. She received her Ph.D. in Psychological Studies in Educaiton from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Aguirre-Muñoz joined the Texas Tech faculty in 2004 and is currently the Assistant Director for the Center for Leadership in Education.
Presentation Sessions include:
Culture and Psychological Assessment
Linguistically Differentiated Curriculum & Instruction
Academic and Authentic Assessment
Early Registration postmarked by May 7, 2011 is $65.00
Late Registration received after May 7 is $75.00.
(Participant fee includes materials, light breakfast and lunch)
Registration form, click here.
*Earn 6 hours professional development.
For questions, please contact Diana Madrigal-Hopes at email@example.com.