Course Description

Create an Inclusive Classroom Environment for ELL Students

This course will help instructors to integrate ELL students into the classroom community focusing on the assets that they bring to the learning environment.  Strategies, activities and research-based pedagogies will be introduced and explored to promote inclusivity of all students regardless of language proficiency.  It will help students integrate diversity into their curricula and classroom environment.  Our learning environments are becoming increasingly more diverse.  This course will help to create a harmonious, inclusive classroom environment for all students regardless of English proficiency. This course will guide participants in identifying the needs and assets that ELL students possess and help them reach their full potential.

Course Details

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

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for any educator working with English Language Learners that wants to create a learning environment that meets the educational, emotional an social needs of all students.  This includes:  Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Curriculum Coordinators, Literacy Coaches, Response to Intervention Teams, Beginning Teachers, Technology Coordinators, School Administrative Teams and MTSS Teams.

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What You Will Learn

  • Identify what level of language proficiency a student possesses to best support them
  • Recognize the assets that all students bring to the classroom
  • Identify ways to bridge school and home to celebrate diversity
  • Design an implementation plan to create a fully inclusive classroom community


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