This Specialization covers lesson planning and assessing with the ELL in mind as well as engaging the ELL student and their families in the school and community. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by creating an annotated lesson plan and assessment with appropriate modifications for the ELL students. You will also develop a bank of resources for engaging the ELL in your school and community.
Incentives & Benefits
When you complete this Specialization, you will better understand the English language learners in your content classroom and be better equipped to help them succeed in all areas of learning. You will be able to create lessons and activities that actively engage your ELLs while promoting language development and supporting their mastery of content. You will be able to use assessment strategies, both formative and summative, that measure the achievement of your ELLs’ learning and language development. You will be able to engage meaningfully with the families of ELLs and help them navigate the American education system. You will be learn how to become partners with families so they can become active in their children’s education.
What You'll Learn
- Write lesson plans and create activities that better support ELLs
- Assess ELLs’ achievement for both content mastery and language development
- Engage ELLs and their families in your school and community