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Considering Culture and Equity in Teaching and Learning
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Category: National Training or Event

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A Planned Language Approach (PLA) is a comprehensive, systemic, research-based way for Head Start and Early Head Start programs to ensure optimal language and literacy services for children who speak English, and for children who are dual language learners (DLLs).

Join this webinar to discover how a PLA promotes equity by recognizing children's strengths and building on cultural assets. Learn new ideas from research about ways to plan learning activities and offer culturally responsive supports for families to promote language and literacy development in the home language and in English. Explore how early childhood education staff can work to promote equity in their various roles and settings.

Topics for the webinar include:

  • Equitable teaching practices to support home language development and use in early childhood programs
  • Strategies for using cultural connections to enhance language and learning outcomes for children ages birth to 5
  • Connections to the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment

Target Audience

  • Program leaders and coaches in:
  • Head Start, Early Head Start, and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start
  • Child care programs, including center-based, family child care, and public pre-K
  • Home visiting programs
  • Early childhood specialists
  • Regional T/TA staff

Contact: NCECDTL at [email protected] or (toll-free) 844-261-3752