CATEGORY: Available Workshops (School), English Language Learners

Cultural and Instructional Considerations for the English Language Learner

Course Access: 365 days access
Course Overview

Clerisy Architect: Dr. Yvette Ramos

Length of Publication: 60 minutes

Danielson Framework: Domain 2 (Classroom Environment) & Domain 3 (Instruction)

Workshop Description:

Supporting English Language Learners and keeping them in mind when designing instruction can be challenging, especially when preparing for questioning and scaffolded instruction.  In this session, we will cover the considerations for designing and planning effective instruction for English Language Learners, review some best practices and strategies for questioning & eliciting responses from English Language Learners, and begin the design process for an ELL-centered classroom.

Learning Objective:

  • To review considerations for ELL lesson planning 
  • To obtain strategies for successful ELL support
  • To practice lesson design for ELL instruction

Publications Highlighted: https://beyondpenguins.ehe.osu.edu/issue/energy-and-the-polar-environment/questioning-techniques-research-based-strategies-for-teachers; https://www.colorincolorado.org/article/how-develop-lesson-plan-includes-ells; https://teachingcenter.wustl.edu/resources/teaching-methods/participation/asking-questions-to-improve-learning/; https://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/4-questioning-strategies-effective-thoughtful-teaching/; https://www.teachthought.com/learning/what-is-blooms-taxonomy-a-definition-for-teachers/; https://study.com/academy/lesson/questioning-techniques-for-discussions-in-ell-classrooms.html; https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-six-questions-teachers-must-ask-to-help-english-language-learners-succeed/; https://www.colorincolorado.org/article/asking-right-questions-rti-and-ells; https://www.edutopia.org/article/6-essential-strategies-teaching-english-language-learners; https://study.com/academy/lesson/questioning-techniques-for-discussions-in-ell-classrooms.html; https://www.colorincolorado.org/article/how-create-welcoming-classroom-environment#h-classroom-strategies-helping-your-ells-adjust-to-new-surroundings; https://www.lexialearning.com/resources/white-papers/understanding-unique-instructional-needs-english-learners; https://www.lexialearning.com/sites/default/files/resources/Whitepaper_ELL-Best_practices_pedagogy.pdf

 

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