This course is for all professionals and working with ELL students to include parents, paraprofessionals, and all school stakeholders to include psychologists, special area teachers and all school personnel in fulfilling the requirement to complete required in-service training. Topics cover the roles and responsibilities of school professionals in Florida for ELL students, research-based ESOL strategies, methods, curriculum and curriculum design, linguistics, culture, and evaluation of ELL students.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to teach classroom methods using materials specific to ELL students.
  • Evaluate the needs of ELL students and design learning outcomes needed for language development and overall academic achievement.
  • Develop strategies for working successfully with ELL students in all school settings.
  • Articulate and paraphrase the various pedagogies behind the transfer of new skills and strategies to all content areas.

This course is 60 hours