*Are you interested in the development of academic language for your students in all content areas? This includes language arts, mathematics, and social studies.
*Do you want to learn about the challenges and complexities of academic language for English Language Learners?
*Would you like to learn techniques, and practices that will quickly help your students in the classroom and in life?
This course focuses on the linguistic challenges faced by English Language Learners in the all content areas. The course links these challenges to English Language instruction and subject-matter instruction in English for ELLs who are in general education classrooms. The course emphasizes assessment tools designed to assess content knowledge and links these to language development.