Course Description

Convenient, Self-Paced Professional Growth Opportunity for Teachers

This course focuses on the needs of English Language Learners and ways to integrate language acquisition and academic content learning. Participants identify assessment approaches that measure student achievement within a linguistically diverse classroom and explore research-based strategies for differentiating instruction to promote student learning.

Learner Outcomes

  • Identify teachers’ legal and ethical responsibility to help every student become a successful learner
  • Reflect on instructional experiences to identify strategies that better reach every student
  • Design a safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environment
  • Summarize best practices for teaching students with limited or no English language skills
  • Explain how formative assessments can inform teaching strategies
  • Compare summative, formative and alternative content assessment approaches for English Language Learners
  • Explore student-driven assessment techniques
  • Explain the interrelationship of linguistic and content instruction for English Language Learners
  • Identify strategies to promote learning in a racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse class
  • Design differentiated instruction to meet the needs of English Language Learners

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grades K-12) interested in the latest research about the art and practice of teaching.

Course Materials: No textbook requirement

Technical Requirements

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series

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Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $317 credit (2 units) $317.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Extension Credit
2 units
Section Notes

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