This institute has been carefully designed to effectively promote Spanish-to-English bi-literacy transfer. SEBT offers an approach for teaching English reading foundational skills through coherent biliteracy transfer instruction (K-5).
How English Learners Will Benefit
English learners will benefit as they transition from Spanish reading to English more effectively by participating in an environment for English literacy to be learned in an "additive approach across grades."
Understand scientifically-based reading research in bilingual school contexts
Learn models of how to teach English literacy by harnessing students' Spanish language arts content that prepares students for the English literacy instruction
Use literacy assessments in both languages to plan reading interventions
Plan and practice instruction using a bi-literacy transfer approach