course description

Note: Due to participant feedback, we have decided to split this course into 2 separate courses. More details to come as they are available. 

This course is designed to provide content teachers with the skills needed to adapt standards-based lessons for English learners. Including identifying academic language, creating language goals for ELs, differentiating instruction, and creating scaffolds based on EL proficiency levels. 

Required Textbook: Access to Academics: Planning Instructions for K-12 Classrooms with ELLs (We recommend getting a used copy.)

Optional Component: Participate in MSU's MontTELLs grant project and receive a $500 stipend. Read more about this opportunity. 

Facilitated by Suzy Williams, Helena School District, ELL Program Director 

type of course

Facilitated, Part 1 June 15 - July 12, 2020 and Part 2 July 27 - Aug 23, 2020 (subject to change)

Registration opens May 25 and July 6, respectively and closes on the class start dates or when the course is full. (Again, subject to change due to resource limitations.)

course length 15 - 20 OPI Renewal Units  per Course (3-5 hours/week) audience K-12 Content Teachers and Curriculum Directors

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