Principles for ELL Instruction: Progressively Scaffolding Academic Language and Differentiating Access to the Same Content
Credits: 0 Hours: 6.00 / Tuition: $75 / Non CP RESA Fee: $75.00
Status: CANCEL / Maximum Size: 60
Instructor: Virginia Rojas
Date: 1/19/2018 Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Auditorium - Coastal Plains RESA Lenox, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 12/3/2017


Course Description

Regular education and ESOL teachers learn to differentiate and scaffold classroom instruction to support English learners’ equal access and opportunity to the knowledge and skills needed for achievement in English Language Arts, mathematics, and literacy in science, social studies, and technical subjects.  

Practice designing learning experiences using language scaffolds and differentiated instruction not as events but as a way of classroom life. 

Class Notes


Target Audience:  Individuals and/or Teams of Mainstream Teachers of English Learners and ESOL Teachers

Date: January 19, 2018

Participants Should Bring a Laptop

Fee: $75

Virginia Rojas, Ed.D. conducts professional training on effective programs and strategies for English learners from pre-school through grade 12 for ESL and classroom teachers alike. She is the author of Strategies for Success with English Language Learners: An Action Toolkit for Classroom and ESL Teachers published by ASCD (2007) and of Educating English Language Learners: Connecting Language, Literacy, and Culture (2010), ASCD DVD Series.

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