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Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
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100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Capstone and Lesson Plan

Welcome to Module 1 of the Capstone Project for ELL Success in the Content Classroom: A Teacher Toolbox Series specialization. We know that you have worked hard to get to this point in the specialization and are anxious to apply all you have learned to your teaching context. In the first module of this course, you will be designing a lesson plan specific to your teaching context, including content area and available materials, and your ELLs. You will be working through a variety of tasks before submitting the first draft of your lesson plan for peer review. Make sure to refer back to the first course as needed. Good Luck and happy lesson planning!...
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 8 readings
Video1 video
Reading8 readings
Learning Outcomes and Standards10m
Bonus Reading: How to Develop a Lesson Plan that Includes ELLs10m
Material Selection10m
Bonus Reading: Lesson Planning to Ensure Optimal Engagement of ELLs10m
Key Vocabulary, Grammar, and Language Functions10m
Bonus Reading: What are Language Functions?10m
Bonus Reading: Tips for Educators of ELLs: Teaching Vocabulary in Grades 4-1210m
Learning Skills and Essential Questions10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Modified Materials

Nice Work! Now that you have a working lesson plan draft, you are ready to create the materials needed for the lesson's activities. In this module, you will be creating brand new materials as well as modifying existing materials to truly support the ELLs in your class as they navigate the lesson you designed in module 1. Make sure to consider modifications and adaptions needed at the both the input and output level of language, as well as additional support in the area of content background knowledge. You will be working through a variety of tasks before submitting drafts of your materials for peer review. Refer back to the first course as needed. Happy creating!...
Reading
8 readings, 1 quiz
Reading8 readings
Designing Meaningful Activities10m
Bonus Reading: SIOP Lesson Plans and Activities10m
Bonus Reading: Designing Activities for both ESL and non-ESL Students10m
Adapting Materials10m
Bonus Reading: Modification Tips and Techniques for ESL Students10m
Bonus Reading: Checklist of Modifications Used for ELLs10m
Lesson Delivery10m
Bonus Reading: Supporting ELLs in the Mainstream Classroom: Language Tips10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Assessment

Welcome to module 3! At this point, you have a completed lesson plan and accompanying materials selected, modified and created with the ELL in mind. You are now ready to add appropriate assessment, both formative and summative, to your lesson plan. In this module, you will design at least 1 formative and 1 summative assessment to measure your ELL's achievement of the day's lesson. You will work through a variety of steps before submitting a draft of your assessments for peer review. Refer back to the second course as needed. Happy Assessing!...
Reading
10 readings, 1 quiz
Reading10 readings
Identifying the Purpose of Assessment10m
Formative Assessment10m
Bonus Reading: Formative Assessment10m
Summative Assessment10m
Bonus Reading: Summative Assessment10m
Appropriate Modifications in Assessing ELLs10m
Bonus Reading: Accommodation vs. Modification10m
Alternatives to Assessment10m
Bonus Reading: Grading ELL Students and Grading Recommendations for ELLs10m
Bonus Reading: Peer Reviews, Common Core and ELLs10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Rationale

Congratulations! You have now created a lesson plan, supplemental materials, and assessments with the ELL in Mind. As you continue to edit your initial drafts of each, we ask that you take some time and really identify the reasons WHY you chose to apply the methodologies you did within your work. In this module, you will be writing a rationale for the elements present in your lesson plan, your modified materials and your assessments. You will work through a variety of lessons before submitting your rationale for peer review. Refer back to Courses 1 and 2 as needed. Good Luck!...
Reading
9 readings, 1 quiz
Reading9 readings
Theories of Language Acquisition10m
Bonus Reading: Stephen Krashen's Theory of Second Language Acquisition10m
Bonus Reading: Science Curriculum Tailored to English Language Learners Boosts Student Achievement10m
The Affective Filter10m
Bonus Reading: What is the Affective Filter?10m
Authentic Assessment with ELLs10m
Bonus Reading: Authentic Assessments10m
Scoring Assessments10m
Bonus Reading: WIDA Focus on Differentiation, Part 110m
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By CRMar 12th 2018

Great course, esp the extra material and links are fantastic

Instructors

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Claire McLaughlin

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University
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Ellen Manos

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University

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About the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization

Plan lessons, activities and assessment with the ELL in mind, and create an engaging and welcoming environment for the ELL and their families. This Specialization covers lesson planning and assessing with the ELL in mind as well as engaging the ELL student and their families in the school and community. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by creating an annotated lesson plan and assessment with appropriate modifications for the ELL students. You will also develop a bank of resources for engaging the ELL in your school and community....
ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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