Practical Strategies for English Language Learners (ELLs)
This class is approved by the Colorado Department of Education to satisfy the 45 hours of ELL professional development required for license renewal.
ELL students have very diverse backgrounds, languages, culture, educational experiences, life histories, family contexts and socioeconomic realities. Accordingly, effective instructional strategies for ELL students are varied and complex. This course provides a relevant, practical and accessible toolbox of tips and strategies to simultaneously increase English acquisition as well as access to content, engagement and achievement for ELL students.
Optional: Adams State University Credit
*Optional Adams State University credit after the class ends (additional $165).
Schoology course code is emailed after payment.
ASU Adjunct Professor: Jane Moody
"I loved how everything we learned was practical and applicable to my classroom. There wasn't any wasted time. Everything was meaningful and useful for a working teacher."
"Honestly it literally made me a much better teacher. I am so happy I took this course! I would recommend it to anyone."
"I appreciated doing work for this class that I could directly implement into my own teaching. I'm excited that each of the lessons I created through this class helped students learn and achieve success!"
"I learned so many helpful strategies for my bilingual students. The information was well-organized which made it easy to process and will ensure that I use it going forward. Very great class!!"
"I liked the relevancy of the assignments and the positive, timely feedback from the instructor!"
"As a math teacher I don't often get pushed to think about ELL strategies in my teaching practice. This class helped focus my thinking and my practice."
"The assignments were well explained and the slides and videos were great. The self pace was a bonus! Great feedback on each assignment."