a public elementary ELD teacher in Ashland, Oregon. She has taught K-5th grades in dual immersion programs and bilingual classrooms. She has also taught as a Title One Bilingual Support teacher in Reading and Math. Lori currently works as a part-time elementary ELD teacher. She has authored 26 bilingual thematic units for Kingsley Publishing, and has written a series of reproducible bilingual Math Games and ELD units. Lori has presented at numerous conferences including:
- NCTM national convention
- NABE National Association of Bilingual Education
- TABE Texas Association of Bilingual Education
- CABE California Association of Bilingual Education
- Two-Way CABE
- Illinois State Bilingual Conference
- Spotlight on ELD: Make and Take Workshop Oregon
- Creator of Fun To Teach/Math Games
has taught K-5 English learners in ELD, bilingual, two-way immersion, and Migrant Education settings in California and Oregon. She instructs a variety of professional development inservices and university courses that cover topics such as strategies and foundations in the education of language minority children, SIOP, Systematic ELD, language acquisition and professional learning communities. She has worked as an elementary ELD Consultant/Coach in Southern Oregon. She is currently a professor at the University of Oregon.
Provide fun, fast, engaging professional development that supports teachers of ELD.
Develop ELD units that address:
- oral fluency
- vocabulary development
- persistent errors
- staff development
Above all to promote the academic success of English language learners.