Some related experience required.
ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization
Engage ELL Students for Success in Your Content Classroom. In these three courses, learn to engage ELL students as they successfully acquire language to learn content.
About this Specialization
Some related experience required.
Arizona State University
Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I just enroll in a single course?
Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.
Is financial aid available?
Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.
Can I take the course for free?
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. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.
Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
How long does it take to complete the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization?
Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in up to 6 months.
How often is each course in the Specialization offered?
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.
What background knowledge is necessary?
An intermediate level of background in the teaching profession is necessary to benefit from the material presented in this course.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
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.
Will I earn university credit for completing the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization?
Coursera courses and certificates don't carry university credit, though some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.
Will this specialization count towards my required professional development hours or recertification of my teaching license?
Check with your district and state licensure requirements as the certificate of specialization completion MAY satisfy these requirements.
What will I be able to do upon completing the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization?
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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