Going Above and Beyond Academics for English Learners

Course 5068

Do you ever wonder how you can deepen your support for English Language Learners and their overall development? This course will inspire you to identify six specific ways you can help your ELs grow academically, socially, and emotionally that will strengthen the work you are already doing with them.

This course is for any teacher who wants to reach English Learners and help them unlock their potential for learning now and in their future. Educators will understand the interaction between students’ mindsets, relationships, and skills and how to develop these concepts in students to empower them to achieve learning success.

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Reflect on assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, specific to the factors beyond academics that challenge ELs and how they can be addressed.
  • Apply the 6 “keys” to student growth and the teachers’ role in developing a positive learning environment from the text throughout multiple course applications.
  • Find, develop, and use resources to help students and school community members understand the complex nature of learning for ELs and their potential for growth.
  • Document through journaling and/or written reflection on current teaching practices to identify potential for applying a growth mindset to learning and teaching and how this can be communicated to students.
  • Create a list of strategies to make student connections and ways in which your current approach can be improved.
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