Classroom Instruction that Works for English Language Learners
About the Course
Every teacher uses language to instruct. It allows us to create meaning and build upon students prior knowledge. Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners allows general teachers to implement strategies in their classrooms to tap in to ELLs knowledge and improve learning to increase student achievement. Through online discussions, meetings, and assignments, teachers will be given concrete tools to use in their classrooms.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand stages of second language acquisition
- Develop language objectives to support student language development
- Integrate language stages scaffolding into instruction
- Apply language scaffolds to develop tiered and differentiated supports for language learners.