50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners
About the Course
How can you increase English Language Learners (ELLs) language and academic proficiency? The book, 50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, is a straight forward, easy to read book that presents effective teaching strategies for ELLs in the classroom. In this book study, teachers will read about different strategies for teaching ELLs, then choose ones they want to try in their own classroom. By using the strategies in this book, teachers will see increased student participation, enhanced English language growth and improved academic proficiency from their ELL students.
50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners by Adrienne L. Herrell, Michael L. Jordan
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify specific strategies to use with ELLs at different language proficiency levels.
- Develop and implement lessons using specific strategies targeted for ELLs.
- Incorporate strategies across language domains (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
- Apply specific strategies to improve ELLs’ content knowledge and increase their language proficiency.
Kelli Crowe is an English Language Specialist in the Cherry Creek School district who co-teaches in the classroom with K-5 teachers. She collaborates with teachers to make content comprehensible, develops students’ English language and shares strategies for effective teaching.
After working for six years in Aurora Public Schools as a classroom teacher in 4th, 3rd and 1st grades, she moved to Cherry Creek where she has taught for the last 5 years. She is continuously inspired by her students and believes they all deserve a positive and rigorous environment with many opportunities for success. Students need passionate teachers who deliver quality instruction that helps them think critically while providing many opportunities for learning. Her dedication to English Language Development has driven her to learn and grow so she can support students to improve their English and reach grade level proficiency.
Kelli is thrilled to be facilitating classes on Copilot. She is excited to share her expertise in English Language Development and looks forward to collaborating with teachers to develop students thinking and learning so they can succeed.
Kelli earned a BA in Journalism from Metropolitan University, a MA in Elementary Education from the University of Denver and her Linguistically Diverse Education endorsement from Regis University.