MOOPILs

LDN offers free, open-access online professional development webinars, or Massive Open Online Informal Individual Learnings (MOOPILs) for teachers and school administrators.

If you have any problems accessing these presentations, please contact us at bilingualed@tamu.edu.

Assessments

Presenter: Mark Lai, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 15, 2014

Dual Language

Presenter: Maria Felix, Texas A&M University
September 23, 2014 
 
Presenter: Angelita Yañez, Texas A&M University 
July 3, 2014
 
Presenter: José Antonio Carrillo, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University 
July 3, 2014
 
Presenter: Shifang Tang, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
July 3, 2014
 
Presenter: Lorena McDugle, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
June 30, 2014

Educational Technology 

Presenter: Yue Min, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
September 20, 2016
 
Presenter: Jiniva Serrano, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
September 20, 2016
 
Presenter: Carla Liau-Hing, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
September 8, 2014
 
Presenter: Nahed AbdelRahman, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 14, 2014
 
Presenter: Rachna Gaur, Master's Student, Texas A&M University
August 11, 2014

ELLs

The Joining of Digital Natives & Digital Immigrants: The Need for Tech Reform for ELLs
Presenter: Serena Mari Garcia, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
July 28, 2017
 
Best Practice in the ELL Classroom: A Survey of Recent Literature
Presenter: Jiacheng Lu, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
July 28, 2017
 
 
Portfolio Use for English Language Learners
Presenter: Kara Sutton-Jones, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 26, 2015 
 
Presenter: Rosa Henao, Research Associate, Texas A&M University
November 4, 2014
 
Presenter: Yoheily Cristina Widdison,  Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 15, 2014
 
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Bowman-Perrott, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
August 15, 2014
 
Peer Tutoring: What Does the Research Say About English Language Learners?
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Bowman-Perrott, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
March 3, 2014
 
Culturally Responsive Teaching: Meeting the Needs of Your Students
Presenters: Dr. Norvella Carter, Professor, Texas A&M University
Dr. Quinita Ogletree, Texas A&M University
Clint Camp, Texas A&M University
Philip Jennings, Texas A&M University
Lacey Sarver, Texas A&M University
Alyson Vanek, Texas A&M University
January 6, 2014
 
Meeting Students' Special Needs: English Language Learners, Equity, and Efficiency
Presenter: Dr. Johnitha Watkins Johnson, Texas A&M University
December 5, 2013
 
Presenter: Wykesha C. Hayes, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
October 19, 2013

ELLA-V

Transitional Bilingual Observation Protocol
Presenter: Dr. Cindy Guerrero, Senior Research Associate, Texas A&M University
September 22, 2015
 
Presenter: Cindy Guerrero, Senior Research Associate, Texas A&M University
August 20, 2014
 
Validating What Works: From Project English Language & Literacy Acquisition to Project ELLA-Validation (ELLA-V)
Presenters: Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio, Professor, Texas A&M University
Dr. Beverly Irby, Professor, Texas A&M University 
Dr. Fuhui Tong, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
Cindy Guerrero, Lead Coordinator, Texas A&M University
September 18, 2013

English Language Arts

High School Adolescents' Literacy Performance in ESL/Bilingual Programs
Presenter: Yue Min, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
July 28, 2017
 
Reading and Writing in Social Studies Classrooms: Integrated Language and Content Instruction
Presenter: Jui-teng Li, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 31, 2015
 
Presenter: Dr. Kausalai Wijekumar, Professor, Texas A&M University
August 3, 2015
 
Presenter: Dr. Kausalai Wijekumar, Professor, Texas A&M University
August 3, 2015
 
Presenter: Dr. Kausalai Wijekumar, Professor, Texas A&M University
August 3, 2015
 
Presenter: Dr. Kausalai Wijekumar, Professor, Texas A&M University
August 3, 2015
 
Presenter: Dr. Kausalai Wijekumar, Professor, Texas A&M University
August 3, 2015
 
Presenter: Dr. Kausalai Wijekumar, Professor, Texas A&M University
August 3, 2015
 
Presenter: Yue Min, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 21, 2014
 
Presenter: Dr. Alma L. Contreras-Vanegas, Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University
August 11, 2014
 
Presenter: Pei-Lin Yang, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 1, 2014

Family Involvement

Parental Involvement and Technology
Presenter: José Carrillo, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 31, 2015

Establish Collaborative Relationships Between Non-English-Speaking Parents and Teachers in Dual Language Programs
Presenter: Yue Min, Doctoral Student, Texas A&M University
August 27, 2015

Presenter: Laura Cajiao, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 29, 2014
 
Presenter: Ana Ortiz, Texas A&M University
July 2, 2014
 
Working with Students from Low-Income Families
Presenter: Elizabeth Deurmeyer, Texas A&M University
October 25, 2013

Instructional Strategies

Academic Scaffolding Language and Learning to Support ELLs
Presenter: Dr. Detra Johnson, Research Associate, Texas A&M University
November 4, 2015

Visual Scaffolding
Presenter: Dr. Detra Johnson, Research Associate, Texas A&M University
September 15, 2015

Effective Teaching Strategies for English Language Learners
Presenter: Dr. Pei-lin Yang, Texas A&M University
September 9, 2015

Back to the Basics: Providing Effective Checks for Understanding and Meaningful Student Feedback
Presenter: Lolita A. Tabron, Doctoral Candidate, Texas A&M University
August 27, 2015

Strategy: Questioning
Presenter: Dr. Norma Ramos, Research Associate, Texas A&M University
March 24, 2015

Interactive Word Walls for ELL Classrooms
Presenter: Rosa Henao, Research Associate, Texas A&M University
March 24, 2015

Direct Instruction
Presenter: Detra Johnson, Research Associate, Texas A&M University
March 24, 2015

Building Academic Vocabulary in the Content Areas
Presenter: Dr. Tracy Spies, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
November 6, 2014

Review/Preview
Presenter: Dr. Norma A. Ramos, Research Associate, Texas A&M University 
August 15, 2014

Presenter: Li Zhang, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
August 13, 2014
 
Presenter: Detra Johnson, Research Associate, Texas A&M University
August 2, 2014
 
Presenter: Edward Garnica, Texas A&M University
July 3, 2014
 
Creativity in Today's Classrooms
Presenter: Claire Carson Benckenstein, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
December 3, 2013
 

Teaching As Reflection and Action: Six Principles of Adaptive Teaching
Presenter: Warren Phaahla Chalken, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
October 29, 2013

Math

Improving Instruction and Achievement of English Language Learners in Math Classrooms
Presenter: Elba Barahona, Ph.D. Candidate, Texas A&M University
August 31, 2015

Mathematics & The English Language Learner
Presenter: Kimberly M. Gibson-McClain, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
December 2, 2013

School Leadership

Culturally Responsive Teaching, Culturally Responsive Schools
Presenter: Nahed Abdelrahman
November 2, 2016

The Principal's Role in Serving English Language Learners
Presenter: Kara Sutton-Jones, Doctoral Student, Texas A&M University
September 20, 2016

School Leadership and Student Achievement Based on Teacher Beliefs
Presenter: Nahed AbdelRahman, Doctoral Student, Texas A&M University
August 26, 2015

Providing Administrative Support for New Bilingual/ESL Teachers
Presenter: Aaron Griffen, Ph.D. Candidate, Texas A&M University
October 9, 2013

Science

Science Proficiency and the ELPS
Presenter: Jennifer K. LeBlanc, Ph.D. Student, Texas A&M University
December 27, 2013

Academic Language: Science in the Elementary School
Presenter: Dr. Janice Koch, Professor Emerita, Hofstra University
December 2, 2013