Supporting English Learners in Specialty Subjects and Support Services (EL-103) 

Supporting academic language development for English learners using WIDA English Language Development Standards

Description

How to identify, analyze and develop academic language for English learners (ELs) using WIDA English Language Development Standards and other tools; cultural considerations related to ELs.

Audience

All teachers and their supervisors. Appropriate for teachers of Art, Music, Theater, Physical Education, Health, Computers/Technology, and other special subjects.Also appropriate for support staff including Guidance Counselors, Nurses, Librarians, Speech Pathologists, etc. 

Topics

How to identify, analyze, and develop academic language for ELLs using WIDA© and other tools; includes cultural considerations related to English learners.

Format

2 six-hour sessions with 3 hours of asynchronous online coursework between sessions (15 hours total). Can be formatted flexibly to meet the needs of a district. 

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PDPs

15 PDPs - Fulfills requirement for 15 PDPs in English learner education for recertification

Credit

Optional 1 graduate credit