Webinar April 16, 1:00 ET -- 2nd in Series on Teaching Academic Writing to English Learners


The 2nd webinar in a series on Teaching Academic Writing to English Learners Series will focus on

“Writing as a Basis for Reading and So Much More!”

with Dr. Rebeca Fernandez

Monday, April 16 at 1:00 ET

Follow up discussion on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 17 & 18


Join us for this webinar and discussion to discover new and effective strategies to integrate writing with reading activities, as well as listening and speaking, to support English learners to enhance their academic language skills.

Participants will be able to:

  • Explain how writing contributes to second language acquisition

  • Describe effective strategies for teaching writing to support reading and learning

  • Apply instructional strategies that attend to grammar, vocabulary and other skills (listening, speaking) during writing instruction

Dr. Rebeca Fernandez is an Assistant Professor at Davidson College. She has been in the field of language and literacy for 25 years. She began her career in bilingual education and taught adult ESL for many years. She currently works with multilinguals and teaches courses in the Rhetoric & Writing Studies and Educational Studies programs at Davidson College.

Mark your Calendars! This series will continue with two more webinars on the practical applications for teaching academic writing to English learners.

  • Using Graphic Organizers to Develop Academic Writing Skills

    • Joy Kreeft Peyton: Webinar, Monday, April 23 at 1:00 ET with a Follow-up Discussion, Tuesday & Wednesday, April 24 & 25

  • Using Writing Test Sample Questions (e.g., GED®,HiSET, TASC) to Develop Academic Writing Skills

    •  Kirsten Schaetzel: Webinar, Monday, April 30 at 1:00 ET with a Follow-up Discussion, Tuesday & Wednesday, May 1 & 2


Hi Susan, 

I'm excited about this second webinar in the series on teaching academic writing. When will the link to register or to join the webinar for April 16th be posted?




Hello colleagues, Thank you for your interest in this LINCS event. Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to reschedule this webinar and discussion as well as the others in the series on Teaching Academic Writing to English Learners. We apologize for the inconvenience.

We'll let everyone know the new dates and times as soon as they are available.

Sincerely, Susan Finn Miller

Moderator, English Language Acquisition and Teaching & Learning CoPs