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  • Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners in Your Classroom

  • 3 Credits, ELLs

Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners in Your Classroom for ESD 101 Teachers
Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners in Your Classroom

As the school population of English Language Learners continues increasing rapidly across the United States, classroom teachers from K-12 are confronted with the great challenge of helping them acquire skills in English in addition to teaching them in the content areas.  Many teachers do not have the training or knowledge to confront the task, and schools may not have the resources to assist them. This course provides teachers with the background necessary to meet the needs of students from different countries and cultures including encouraging intercultural exchanges, information about assessment and the language learning process, cultural awareness, and a wide range of techniques and suggestions for offering a high-quality learning experience for ELLs.

Understanding ELLs and their diversity is of paramount importance.  This course will give you the tools you need to better serve the English Language Learners who enter your classroom. We will explore the historical, social, and political background of non-native English speakers in the U.S. and work on improving our cultural awareness and sensitivity. We will then learn about second language acquisition and the best ways to provide feedback to learners, followed by an exploration of the language skills learners need to be successful. We will move on to examining how teachers can implement accommodations for ELLs in the content areas and finally, discussing how to monitor language development, build community, and seek support for yourself and your students. By the end of the course, you should have the tools you need to confidently welcome new language learners into your classroom and provide them with the support they need to succeed.

To Enroll:

  • Select from two options:
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Upon Course Completion:

Graduate-Level Professional Development Credits

  • Upon successful completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for your records.
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  • The University partner will process your course completion and provide a transcript that includes the name of the course, course number, number of credits, and your grade.
  • You will receive directions on how to receive your transcript in email form, and you can also review the University Partners section of our website for more information.
  • You must check with your district to ensure the credits received will meet your specific requirements. We will not be held responsible if your school, district or state does not accept the credits issued.

Clock Hours

To Receive your Clock Hours:

Requirements Necessary to Validate your completion:

  • Your Certificate of Completion

Once you complete your course, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

Forward your Certificate to:

Mary Kempel: mkempel@esd101.net

Once validated you will receive an email from pdEnroller that clock hours are available to purchase in your online account. 

If you already have an account in pdEnroller you may log in and purchase, then print a transcript. If it is your first time visiting pdEnroller you MUST activate your account first by selecting the prompt at the top of the screen.

Clock Hours are $3 per hour.

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  • $210 - Augustana University - 3 Credits - WA
  • $240 - Valley City State University - 3 Credits
  • $0 - Adams State University - 3 Credits

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