Classroom Instruction for ELL's (K-12)


You have a new student starting in your class…and they don’t speak any English. How will you handle this child’s education? Should he/she be held to the same standards as the other students?

Jane Hill and Kirsten Miller break down the processes that an ELL needs to succeed in your classroom. In Classroom Instruction that Works with ELL’s, they examine ELL friendly strategies like the QAR Strategy, the Thinking Language Matrix, Feedback, Homework, Cooperative Grouping, Differentiation, Reciprocal Teaching and Student Talk Time and show how each strategy can be used to provide results and accommodate learning.

Educators taking this course will examine, assess and evaluate ELL strategies and then apply newly learned methods and strategies to their classrooms. Educators will also investigate special topics and integrate new learning into their teaching environment.

This course is equivalent to 3 semester hours or 4.5 quarter hours. It is a graduate level course and intended for K-12 educators who have completed a bachelor’s degree. It is recommended that you receive board or district approval before registering with TPAI.

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*You are responsible for purchasing your own course book.