CAL News | March 8, 2021
CAL News | March 8, 2021
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CAL News | March 8, 2021
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Dr. Patricia Baquedano-López Named 2021 Awardee for Outstanding Scholarship

“Charles A. Ferguson has been such an inspirational scholar across the language disciplines," said Dr. Baquedano-López. "He changed the way that we view language and offered a unique model of dedication, rigor, and care to the study of language as integral to society and the human condition."
March 30 Webinar Continues Series on Examining Digital Equity in US Education

Webinar Continues Series on Examining Digital Equity in US Education

Join CAL's Senior Director of Psychometrics and Quantitative Research, Shu Jing Yen, and special guests, Lorena Llosa of NYU and Liying Cheng of Queen's University. 
Register for the March Webinar

2021 Virtual Conference Corner

Here's where we'll be seeing you virtually this Spring Conference Season!

Updated Assessment Resources: World & Heritage Language Teachers

Researchers at CAL recently launched two updated resources for world language and heritage language educators.
View Updated Assessment Tools

CAL Announces x4 Upcoming Spanish Literacy Institutes

Learn what CAL's Spanish Literacy Institutes are all about!
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Recommended Reads & Resources

Curated events & articles from the CAL Staff!

Digging into the Latest Policy Report from the Center for the Success of English Learners (CSEL)

On March 11 at 4pm ET, join Supreet Anand (OELA), Kenji Hakuta (Stanford), Helyn Kim (IES), and Diane August (CSEL) for a policy discussion on recent recommendations for state and district level educators related to instructing and assessing EL students during the pandemic developed by the Center for the Success of English Learners (CSEL).
Register for March 11
The University of South Florida is offering a free, 14-hour, 100% online certificate program to educate business and community leaders on the essential practices and tools designed to increase employee diversity and to create a business model that embraces equity and inclusion. Read more.

Senate Confirms Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary

Washington Post, Mar. 1 | The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to serve as education secretary Monday, vaulting the little-known Connecticut educator into the center of the national debate over how to reopen schools for face-to-face classes. Read more.

Newcastle University Offering Online Vocabulary Acquisition Course

Vocabulary Acquisition is an 6-week online module for teachers and tutors working with adult learners. Read more.

Looking Ahead:

Upcoming Events with CAL

Mar 18 - CAL Institute - Register now!
Mar 24 - 27 - TESOL 2021 International Convention & Expo
Mar 25 - Presentation of the 2021 Charles A. Ferguson Award for Outstanding Scholarship (Invitation-only)
Mar 30 - Webinar: Assessment of English Learners in the New Digital Landscape
Apr 7 - NEW: Language, Learning, & Disability in the Education of Young Bilingual Children: Online Book Launch Even
Authors Dr. Dina Castro & Dr. Alfredo Artiles will discuss their new publication from Multilingual Matters.
Apr 13 - CAL Institute - Register now!
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