Upcoming Webinar

Best Practices for Using Remote Assessments to Guide Instruction for English Learners

January 26 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. PT

As you start the second semester, it's critical to have a complete picture of ELs' language skills. Join this free webinar to learn how to remotely assess ELs and how to use their score reports to guide instruction tailored to their specific needs — whether your students are in-person or distance learning. You’ll receive expert advice and strategies from Ballard & Tighe’s Educational Consultants Lori Hill and Brenda Rosas along with Vice President of Assessment Dr. Sari Luoma.


On-Demand Webinar PD Series

Get ready for your English learners (ELs) to return to learning — no matter where it’s taking place. Learn instructional best practices and get actionable teaching tips you can implement in your classroom right away to start making up lost instruction and keep language proficiency progressing.

In the Series

Oral Practice: Maximize Live Instruction Time with Sentence Frames
Whether you are teaching in person or remotely, explore strategies to facilitate speaking and listening practice while focusing on language forms and functions.

A Hybrid Approach to Teaching Young English Learners
Whether you are teaching in-person or remotely this fall, young English learners need direct instruction – a critical component to building language proficiency. In this one-hour webinar, Ballard & Tighe Educational Consultant Brenda Rosas and her guest, Early Childhood teacher, Megan Ha, will provide ideas and examples of how you can support young English learners in school or at home.

Strategies for a Hybrid Approach to Teaching English Learners
Explore a variety of resources and activities to support ELs’ language acquisition practice and continue direct teaching even if learning transitions to students’ homes.

Speak to Write (K-12): Activities that Promote Speaking & Writing Fluency
Learn different interactive activities appropriate for all levels of ELs, from newcomers at the word/phrase level to more advanced students at the story/essay level.

Integrated Skills: Grammar NOT in Isolation
Discover different ways to teach grammar that all take an integrated skills approach. This webinar focuses on grammar at every stage.