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Tuesday, July 31 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Two-in-one: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Designing for Variability & Promoting Understanding Across and Beyond Named Languages

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This session is a two-in-one session.

1:00 - 1:20 PM: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Designing for Variability (Kavita Rao)
Participants will learn about how to use UDL to design empowering instructional experiences for culturally and linguistically diverse students
TAGS: Diversity, ELL, K-12, Special Education/Inclusion

1:20 - 1:40 PM: Promoting Understanding Across and Beyond Named Languages (Louis Olander & Maria Cioe-Pena)
Incorporating a translanguaging framework into UDL can enhance the ways in which educators can promote understanding across languages
TAGS: Diversity;ELL;Implementation;Special Education/Inclusion;Urban Education

1:40 - 1:50 PM: Time for questions and discussion

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Maria Cioè-Peña

Assistant Professor, Montclair State University
I am an incoming Assitant Professor at Montclair State University. I earned my PhD in Urban Education department from the Graduate Center - City University of New York where I was also an Advance Research Collaborative fellow and a Presidential MAGNET Fellow. I am a former elementary... Read More →
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Louis Olander

Doctoral Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
As a special education teacher and teacher educator New York City, Louis Olander has used UDL to empower students who face marginalization at the hands of multiple intersecting factors in middle schools, high schools, and in higher education. His work as a doctoral candidate is grounded... Read More →
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Kavita Rao

Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Kavita Rao is a professor at College of Education, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. Her research focuses on instructional and assistive technology, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), online learning, and culturally and linguistically diverse students. Kavita has worked extensively... Read More →

Tuesday July 31, 2018 1:00pm - 1:50pm EDT
WCC 2012