What did you expect when you heard the title of this session?
What responsibilities does teaching academic language entail?

  1. Must be part of the class objectives, a new definition of learning; instead of skills-based objectives, a classroom built around learning

  1. how this fits into the context at SMIC (do our students read? do they come from a reading culture? BICS vs CALP)

  2. classroom practices

    1. from books

    2. from my personal experience

  3. intensive vs extensive reading

  4. using tech to teach literacy

  5. subject specific ideas