unlocking english learners potential

Course 5025

Making Content Accessible For Your English Language Learners

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Reflect on assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, specific to best practices in teaching English language learners, in professional practice.
  • Examine their own cultural beliefs, perspectives, and values that shape expectations in the classroom.
  • Determine the difference between scaffolding and tiering in instruction.
  • Explore ways to scaffold instruction across content areas and grade levels.
  • Analyze the academic language of a text while using close reading and text dependent questions.
  • Create best practice vocabulary and background knowledge activities to implement in the classroom setting.
  • Generate ways to support your EL students in understanding grade level texts.


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