Achieving English Language Learners' Fluency
This course is designed to help teachers understand and effectively employ effective, current, research-based methods and strategies in teaching English Language Learners in the secondary classroom while addressing the standards. Mainstream English courses often include ELL students at a variety of levels, including both students who are recent immigrants and students who have lived in the US for many years but still have limited English capabilities. The course curriculum focuses on helping teachers understand the needs of ELL students while implementing specific strategies to help students acquire proficiency in the English language. Particular attention is given to teaching vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension, and ultimately, fluency in speaking, reading and writing English.The ultimate goal is to help students support their ELLs and implement teaching strategies that will assist ELL students in achieving fluency in the English language. This course is ideal for teachers in the secondary classroom who teach ELL students in grades 7-12
NOTE: Required book must be purchased separately.
This course is applicable towards the English Language Arts Teaching Certificate.