Dear Dual Language Program Administrators and Teachers,
Dr. Mora invites schools that offer a dual language program to consider using the book Spanish Language Pedagogy for Biliteracy Programs (Mora, 2016) and the Spanish Language Pedagogy Book Companion Website as an online course of study for a professional learning community or as a resource for teacher professional development programs. Below are the options and costs for schools to purchase online professional development resources through MoraModules, a California licensed business and qualified vendor.
Professional Development Option 1
The Spanish Language Pedagogy Book Companion Website is a comprehensive study guide and learning activities resource for biliteracy teacher professional development that can stand alone as a school-wide or individual self-paced study tool. The SLP Book Companion Website serves as a study guide and provides links to online resources that Dr. Mora has developed, including Talleres that are videotaped lectures in Spanish for more in depth study of each chapter of the textbook. Another feature of the SLP Book Companion Website is a series of learning activities for teachers to use for their own knowledge or for use directly with biliteracy learners in the classroom, such as quizzes on compound words and the use of the Spanish accent mark to improve students’ Spanish spelling and vocabulary development. The cost of the SLP Book Companion Website is $15 per year per teacher.
Professional Development Option 2
This option is for the purchase of the Spanish Language Pedagogy Book Companion Website at $15 one year access per teacher from MoraModules plus purchase of the Spanish Language Pedagogy for Biliteracy Programs textbook for $56 through Montezuma Publishing. This option facilitates both self-paced teacher study and professional learning community studies of Spanish language and literacy methods, strategies and assessment by groups of teachers in a school to share knowledge and resources from the book and SLP Book Companion Website. This PD option is equivalent to a semester long on-line university course in Spanish language and literacy instruction, although no university credit is currently available. The cost of the SLP textbook and SLP Book Companion Website one year access is $71 per teacher.
Professional Development Option 3
This option is for teachers and schools that seek enhanced program design and instruction for the English language development (ELD), and Spanish language arts components of an English-medium program for English learners and/or a dual language program. The school purchases the MoraModules “bundle” of the mainline website and the Spanish Language Book Companion Website for $45 and optionally, the separate purchase of the Spanish Language Pedagogy for Biliteracy Programs textbook through Montezuma Publishing at $56. The cost of this PD program is $101 per teacher.
Explore Professional Development Options
Please contact Dr. Mora at email@example.com for further details and invoicing information to select the best option for dual language professional development opportunities and resources for your school. Complimentary access to MoraModules is available for administrators who are considering the moramodules.com to accompany Dr. Mora’s Spanish Language Pedagogy textbook for professional development at your school.
Jill Kerper Mora