About this Specialization

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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.
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 6 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic
Learner Career Outcomes
25%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 6 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Lesson Planning with the ELL in Mind

4.7
stars
149 ratings
45 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Assessing Achievement with the ELL in Mind

4.5
stars
77 ratings
28 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Engaging ELLs and Their Families in the School and Community

4.5
stars
44 ratings
15 reviews
Course4

Course 4

ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Capstone Project

4.4
stars
7 ratings
1 reviews

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  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.

  • Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in up to 6 months.

  • Each course in the Specialization is offered on a regular schedule, with sessions starting about once per month. If you don't complete a course on the first try, you can easily transfer to the next session, and your completed work and grades will carry over.

  • An intermediate level of background in the teaching profession is necessary to benefit from the material presented in this course.

  • We recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses. However, the courses can be taken in any order based on your interest and/or immediate teaching needs.

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  • Check with your district and state licensure requirements as the certificate of specialization completion MAY satisfy these requirements.

  • Upon completion of the specialization you will be able to 1) Apply unique perspectives of second language acquisition to classroom success. 2)Write language objectives aligned to your content and school/district wide objectives. 3)Employ modifications in existing units, lessons, activities and materials for ELL students at their unique levels. 4) Design formative and summative assessment with appropriate modifications, including rubric and other grading tools, for ELL students at their individual levels. 5) Strategically engage ELL students and their families in the learning process and the school community.

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