ELL children and young adults need special environments rife with visual engagement, differentiation, novelty and cognitive-friendly approaches to reinforce learning daily. From seating, to structuring learning centers, participants will learn the research-based essentials for setting classroom environments up for success with a focus on ELL students.  Careful attention will be given to physical space, visuals, design, support systems and activities to accommodate the different and varied needs among exceptional learners.

Course Outcomes:

  • Create and apply research-based instructional environments for ELL students and other language learners.
  • Articulate and Communicate knowledge about the classrooms and classroom environments that lead to successfully teaching to English language learners to planning and instruction.
  • Devise a classroom model and modify it as it aligns to new ideas, resources, and strategies gleaned from this course.

This course is 20 hours