On Friday, March 1 at 3 pm, I will be giving a talk as part of the Linguistics Colloquium Series at George Mason University. The talk is entitled “Promoting Linguistic Awareness and Meeting Educational Challenges through Collaborative Research, Teaching, and Community Engagement”. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, click here!
Interested in the Impact of Language and Literacy in STEM classes?
Apply to participate in an NSF sponsored research workshop on language, culture, and literacy in STEM classrooms at the College of William and Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, Virginia. Space is limited to 10 participants per workshop to allow for true interaction and discussion, so please sign up now!
You can find out more about the project through the links below:
If selected for a workshop, in addition to lunch, you will receive a $50 honorarium and a copy of Dr. Anne Charity Hudley and Dr. Christine Mallinson’s first book, Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools.
Please fill out the following survey by April 1st to apply and to select workshop dates that would work for you.
If you have other questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call for more information!
The project has been approved by the William and Mary Human Subjects Committee and the UMBC Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications is now available for pre-order on Amazon. For more information about this volume, see our website http://sociolinguisticdatacollection.com.
Registration is now open for our workshop at American University on January 26: “Meeting Educational Challenges of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.” To register, click here!
Happy New Year!
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Meeting Educational Challenges of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Workshop at American University
Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, at American University, Anne & Christine will give a workshop on “Meeting Educational Challenges of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students through Professional Development, Student Community Engagement, and Research.” This event is open to the public and requires registration (begins Jan 3, 2013). Location: 6th Floor Boardroom, Butler Pavilion on the campus of AU.
This short video showcases teachers from one organization who attended our language variation professional development week-long workshop. Listen to what these teachers–from a range of grade levels and content areas–say about the impact of our professional development on their pedagogy!