Classroom Instruction for ELLs: Supporting ELLs in the General Education Classroom

1 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only 

This graduate course was designed for general education teachers, ESOL teachers, administrators, and ISSs to build capacity to support English Language Learners. Participants will directly access course content in the WIDA Secure Portal using a log in and will post course completion requirements to Schoology. Each module will begin with a local face-to-face session facilitated by ESOL Teacher Leaders at each complex. For school complexes without a local facilitator, the regional ESOL ISS will facilitate the live sessions via MS Teams.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA educators

Required Materials: None



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What You Will Learn

  • Engage multilingual newcomers and reframe education for long-term ELLs
  • Implement the WIDA writing and speaking rubrics for instruction
  • Accommodate beyond extended time and reduced work
  • Apply the learning from all modules into classroom practice


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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