Course Details

P079-7730.2S19 - Teaching ELLs: A Literacy Instruction Toolkit

Course Details
Course Description: Participants who successfully complete this course will demonstrate the ability to enact a cognitive strategy to support the language and literacy development of English Language Learners. This course provides middle and high school teachers with practical knowledge and skills to serve the fastest growing subgroup of students in the United States: English Language Learners (ELLs). Through experiential learning, participants will learn a number of cognitive strategies to support language and literacy development. Participants apply what they are learning in their own classrooms by identifying learning targets related to literacy that can be addressed by cognitive strategies. They will then implement instruction to address these learning targets. Teachers will collect student work that provides evidence of student progress in relation to the identified learning targets, analyze this evidence and design a new intervention based on their analysis of student work. The entire cycle of inquiry will be presented to classmates at the end of the course. While focusing primarily on practical approaches to teaching literacy, we will also examine social and cultural forces that influence the acquisition of second-language literacy for students in grades 6-12. The course will be taught primarily with English Language Learners in mind, but the strategies explored in this mini-course can be used effectively with all students.
Status: Closed for Registration Registration Deadline: 04/01/2019 Start Date: 04/02/2019 End Date: 05/14/2019
Location: 205 East 42nd Street, 4th floor , New York, NY, 10017 CTLE Hours: 12 No. of Credits: 1 Categories: English Language Learners
Restricted: No CTLE Area: English Language Learning Grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Danielson Components 1e : Designing Coherent Instruction
3c : Engaging Students in Learning
Education Partner Information
Education Partner: New Visions for Public Schools Contact:
Instructor # 1: Brendaly Torres Instructor # 2:
ASPDP Fee: $45.00 Education Partner Fee: $25.00 Materials Fee: $0.00 Total Fees: $70.00
ASPDP Payment Instruction: To guarantee your enrollment, register first with New Visions for Public Schools at