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Teaching the ESL Learner
This course provides strategies for all classroom teachers and paraprofessionals to use in working effectively with students of limited English proficiency. Featured instructional strategies include: intentional visual cues and activities, modeling of learning, guided practice, independent practice, demonstrations, grouping techniques, cooperative learning strategies, utilizing graphic organizers, and direct instruction.
Highlights: Extensive video segments of effective classroom strategies. Highly rated for research-based content, extending content-specific pedagogy, being inclusive and appropriate for all cultural groups, and providing ongoing feedback on progress. Downloadable text files, PowerPoint presentations, and video transcripts.
Run Time & Credit Availability: 5 hours; completing supplemental materials requires at least 10 additional hours. The course is best experienced over several weeks or months to allow time to try out suggested strategies in the classroom. Graduate credits are available for an additional fee. For CEUs, print the course description and submit it to your state and/or local office for approval.
- Length: 1Year