course description

Note: Due to participant feedback, we have decided to split this course into 2 separate courses. We still plan to run the first course starting Feb 17. 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 February 17 - March 15, 2020 and Part 2 March 30 - April 26, 2020 (subject to change)

Registration opens Jan 27 and closes Feb 17 or when the course is full.

An additional session will run June 15 - July 26, 2020.

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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