Dr. Viviana Hall
Dr. Viviana Hall
Viviana Hall has more than 18 years in the field of bilingual education. She started as a bilingual teacher and continued a successful career working in the implementation of many undergraduate and graduate bilingual teacher training programs for various universities in Texas.
She began her teaching career in 1997 and later worked as a faculty member at several north Texas universities and higher education institutions, where she supervised the implementation of bilingual/ESL teacher training programs for both undergraduate and graduate students. Viviana is a former academic director of Ana G. Mendez University System (AGMUS), and she has also served as the Texas Education Agency representative for the Local Campus Improvement Team.
Tools and Strategies for Bilingual Teachers
A New Professional Development Approach: Active hands-on experiences provide participants with tools to develop resources that are customized and individualized, thus increasing opportunities to meet specific needs and unique challenges present in second language learning settings. Explore how to enhance academic achievement in classrooms with many different language levels by using vertical alignment, content area connections, and integration of literacy goals in both English and Spanish.
This type of professional development aims to prepare educators making them experts in:
1. Second language and vocabulary goals
2. Bi-literacy development
3. Motivation and classroom management
Learn about constructivism and routine instruction as the foundation for a professional development methodology that promotes active participation!