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.

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

  • 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