Schools are becoming more and more diverse as equity gaps for historically underserved groups grow wider. Join educators Sarah Ottow and Wendy Amato as they discuss their experiences and strategies for teaching ELLs in classrooms all over the world. You'll also hear their thoughts on how teachers can shift their equity mindset and why educators need to stop claiming they're "color blind".
Sarah Ottow focuses on reinforcing relationship skills and value-identification of the ever-growing multilingual learner population while improving student outcomes and profitability within organizations. With Sarah’s extensive and diverse background supporting educators coupled with her education in curriculum and social justice, she creates programs and tools tailored to the needs of each organization.
Wendy earned her Master’s in Education and PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia. She holds an MBA from James Madison University. Wendy began teaching in 1991, has served as a Middle School Administrator, and still teaches at UVA’s School of Education. She has delivered teacher professional development workshops and student leadership workshops in the US and internationally. Wendy and her family live near Charlottesville, Virginia.
- Register for a free webinar series hosted by Wendy Amato and Sarah Ottow (or watch the recordings)
- Sign up for a 15-hour book study based on Sarah's book The Language Lens for Content Classrooms
- Purchase The Language Lens for Content Classrooms (Purchase the book directly from the publisher at this site using the code TCHLLC10 for 10% off)
- Read Confianza's blog and check out their other course offerings
- 3 Tips for Supporting ELLs Through Co-Teaching and Collaboration
- Supporting Equity for English Learners Remotely
- Support Language Learners With Confianza