La Habra, CA- La Habra City School District will be represented at this year’s National La Cosecha Dual Language Conference in New Mexico. Team members from Ladera Palma Dual Immersion Academy will be presenting Mathematical Discourse in a Dual Language Classroom. In this session, Adrianne Navarro, 2nd grade Dual Immersion Teacher; Patricia Pérez, Content Coach; and Dr. Rosamaria Murillo, Principal, will discuss how to use mathematical discourse to engage all students in thinking critically in a dual language classroom.
This session will focus on providing teachers resources to elicit critical thinking so that students have the necessary skills to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards in the target language. Participants will be able to leave this session with valuable resources that can be implemented immediately. This conference is the largest Dual Language Conference in the United States and serves Dual Language programs throughout the country. It will be held from November 14-17 in
Santa Fe, New Mexico. For more information about the session or the Dual Immersion program at Ladera Palma Elementary, please contact Dr. Murillo at 562-690-2348.
About the La Habra City School District: The La Habra City School District (LHCSD) is located in the Northwestern part of Orange County, California. The nine schools in LHCSD serve approximately 5,000 students. LHCSD has seven elementary schools for students in transitional kindergarten through sixth grade and two Middle Schools. In 2018, LHCSD completed a comprehensive reconfiguration of the school district. As a result, each school has an identified academic focus or magnet. Although the academic identity varies from school to school, each campus shares the same expectation for success, incorporating a variety of educational experiences, rigorous curriculum and instruction, and a focus on the whole child.