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.
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
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