Rice University
Introduction to Teaching English Learners Specialization
Rice University

Introduction to Teaching English Learners Specialization

Empower the English Learners in Your Classroom. Master teaching strategies that support culturally and linguistically diverse students in an inclusive learning environment.

Taught in English

Rachel Kraut, Ph.D.
Alice Llanos

Instructors: Rachel Kraut, Ph.D.

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What you'll learn

  • Identify best practices to accommodate instruction for English learners.

  • Learn strategies to create a culturally inclusive class atmosphere where all students are valued.

  • Evaluate educational technology for classroom use with English learners.

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October 2023

Specialization - 3 course series

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Beginner level

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3 months at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 3 course series

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to support academic success for English learners through sheltered instruction and other proven teaching methods.

  • Fill your teacher toolbox with pre-made lesson plans and practical strategies for working with English learners.

  • Discover characteristics of special groups of English learners, the challenges they face, and how to help students overcome them.

Skills you'll gain

Category: sheltered instruction
Category: TESOL
Category: ELLs
Category: teaching ESL
Category: Teaching English Learners

What you'll learn

  • Discover new ideas for teaching and assessing cultural knowledge and intercultural communicative competence.

  • Learn how to incorporate culturally responsive teaching methods into your everyday classroom practices.

  • Understand the multi-dimensional nature of culture and its importance in teaching English learners.

Skills you'll gain

Category: culturally responsive teaching
Category: TESOL
Category: Teaching English Learners
Category: ESL
Category: Culture and language

What you'll learn

  • Apply best practices to select and use educational technology effectively with English learners.

  • Increase your own digital literacy skills as a teacher, and learn how to support digital literacy development in English learners.

  • Discover new ideas for teaching 21st century skills to English learners through educational technology.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Educational Technology
Category: TESOL
Category: Teaching English Learners
Category: digital literacy
Category: ESL

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Rachel Kraut, Ph.D.
Rice University
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