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Graduate Course Details
Number EDS 860
Title Teaching English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom
Credits 3.0

Description

This course will prepare students with knowledge and skills to mare effectively implement sheltered content instruction to English Language Learners. Students will develop strategies and approches that help ELLs at varying stages of proficiency to acquire English language skills while meeting content-area standards. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the RETELL course as described by the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Topics incude: second language acquisition, linguistic awareness, sheltered English immersion, the WIDA English language standards and assessment, differentiated instruction, and socio-cultural factors affecting language acquisition.