UNT faculty and students present at national conference

In March a group of UNT faculty members attended and presented at the National Association for Bilingual Education in Nevada.

Rossana Boyd, Ricardo Gonzalez, Karthigeyan Subramaniam and Daniel Baxter presented "Integrating Language in Mathematics and Science Instruction through the SIOP Model." The presentation included the dissemination of evaluation results of Project NEXUS – A Title III National Professional Development Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education at UNT.

Lisbeth Dixon-Krauss, Ricardo Gonzalez and Kathy Dixon presented on the student teacher exchange program with the University of Seville in Spain. Their presentation was called "Developing and Administering a Student Teaching Exchange Program." Gonzalez's presentation was entitled "Transitional Knowledge Connections in an International Student Teacher Exchange Program."

Dina C. Castro was the keynote speaker for the Early Childhood Special Interest Group's Institute. The title of her presentation was "High Quality Resources: Only the Best for Our Young Dual Language Learners."

Yuliya Summers and Lorena Ponce-Gwynne presented about practical suggestions and best practices of Bilingual/ESL Student Organization (BESO) Advisors.

Students Sumreen Asim and Ruth Payne from the UNT Curriculum and Instruction Doctorate Program and Ruben Fuentes and Yuridia Montelongo from BESO also attended.

To learn more about bilingual education at UNT, contact Rossana Boyd at 940-565-2933 or rossana.boyd@unt.edu.


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