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Friday, September 21 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Using movement to teach academic vocabulary in middle and high school

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Adolescent ELs often have difficulty mastering academic vocabulary because of its abstract nature, which can negatively influence their comprehension. This study explores the effectiveness of using TPR strategies to improve vocabulary acquisition among adolescent ELs and if text comprehension was subsequently improved.


Collin Olson

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Collin Olson teaches ESL at Smyrna High School and is a Doctoral Candidate in Literacy Studies at MTSU.

Friday September 21, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
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