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Saturday, January 27 • 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Affirming Adolescent Identity through Middle School Dual Language Immersion Programs

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As middle school dual language teachers, how can we encourage the development of students' cultural and linguistic identities? This presentation will focus on how to engage students through poetry, peer dialogue, writing, and artistic expression. In addition, presenters will offer ideas for empowering bilingual students within the classroom and the school, through community-building activities, volunteer opportunities and after-school programs.


Lacey King

Classroom Teacher, Alder Creek Middle School
Lacey King is in her 4th year of teaching 6th grade Humanities in the DLI Program at Alder Creek Middle School. She has also facilitated an after-school club for latinx and/or Spanish-speaking students at ACMS for the last 3 years. Jen and Lacey are passionate about finding ways to... Read More →

Jennifer Martin

Classroom Teacher, North Clackamus School District
Jennifer Martin teaches 8th and 9th grade Spanish Language Arts in the North Clackamas Dual Language Immersion Program, in addition to coordinating the middle school DLI program. She has 20 years of teaching experience, mostly at the middle school level.

Saturday January 27, 2018 1:15pm - 3:15pm PST
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