Arizona State University’s online specialization “ELL in the Content Classroom” trains public and private school educators to engage English Language Learners in their English-speaking classrooms.
Hosted on the award-winning Coursera platform, educators will virtually plan lessons, activities and assessments with the ELL in mind. When you complete the course, you will earn a certificate from ASU and be qualified to instruct in any classroom with an ELL.
What you’ll learn
In this specialization, you will learn how to:
Apply unique perspectives of second language acquisition to classroom success.
Write language objectives aligned to your content and school/district wide objectives.
Employ modifications in existing units, lessons, activities and materials for ELL students at their unique levels.
Design formative and summative assessment with appropriate modifications, including rubric and other grading tools, for ELL students at their individual levels.
Strategically engage ELL students and their families in the learning process and the school community.