Audio of Presentation for the University of Nevada Las Vegas Education Summit about Bilingual Education December 7, 2020
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PUBLIC EDUCATION TOWN HALL
A BOLD NEW VISION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EQUITY & JUSTICE
With responses from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and State Senators Jessica Ramos & John Liu
New York City (Jackson Heights, Queens) | March 16, 2019
THE IMPERATIVE OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION FOR OUR SCHOOLS
Kate Menken, New York State Association for Bilingual Education
CUNY professor Kate Menken of New York State Association of Bilingual Education on the history and benefits of bilingual education, ways that federal and state law can be changed to bolster bilingual ed, and how high-stakes testing hurts language learners.
Q&A II: BILINGUAL EDUCATION
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, State Senator Jessica Ramos, and education advocates* respond to questions from the audience. The questions in this segment were about bilingual education.
*Advocates (fr L to R): Kemala Karmen (NYC Opt Out/NY State Allies for Public Education), Kate Menken (NY State Association for Bilingual Education), Diane Ravitch (Network for Public Education), Carol Burris (Network for Public Education), Leonie Haimson (Class Size Matters), Maria Bautista (Alliance for Quality Education)
AERA Centennial Lecture Series & Discussion Forums. November 30, 2016. (I’m a commentator and come in around minute 50):
Educating Immigrant Students and Emergent Bilinguals (In an Anti-Immigrant Era)
Speaker: Patricia Gándara, University of California, Los Angeles
Moderator: Sarah Garland, The Hechinger Report
Commentators: Philip Kasinitz, CUNY Graduate Center, Kate Menken, CUNY Queens College; and Steven Choi, The New York Immigration Coalition.
This was a presentation we gave virtually because we could not attend the actual conference in Spain. You can click the link to watch the video:
Menken, K. & Sánchez, M. (June, 2016). Translanguaging pedagogy as ideological stance in educational contexts of overt English-only policy. Sociolinguistics Symposium 21, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain.
Here are videos from CUNY-NYSIEB Seminars about Translanguaging etc.:
CUNY NYSIEB – Leadership Seminar 2 – Fall 2014
CUNY-NYSIEB Cohort 3 Leadership Seminar 1 – Fall 2014
And this is one talking about translanguaging in relation to the Common Core State Standards: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQW_tW-KxnE&list=PL72WgjD2ZG73igLhvzv_69lnjarivfKS5&index=2
Webcasts & Webinars:
Translanguaging Pedagogies in TESOL Classrooms. With Tatyana Kleyn and Maite Sánchez. TESOL Virtual Seminar. October 19, 2016.
Educating Long-Term English Language Learners, Education Week, 9/10/09.