3 Credits / 45 Hours
in-service credit only
Addressing the Needs of ELL’s – Strategies to Prepare English Language Learners for the NYSESLAT (New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test
*NEW COURSE FALL 2020
The NYSESLAT is a yearly state assessment that all ELLs will take regardless of their disability, functioning level, grade, or native language. The NYSESALT is designed to assess ELLs in the areas of Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing in English. This course is intended to prepare not only English as a New Language teachers, but teachers in all areas, to support ELLs for the NYSESLAT. In this course you will analyze the Blueprint for ELL success, observe ways ESOL teachers differentiate for ELLs, examine co-teaching models, view and critique samples of the NYSESLAT, observe the “7 Step Vocabulary Strategy,” practice Bloom’s “hot questioning,” and create mini-lessons that touch upon the modalities; listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
ON-LINE (3 credits/45 hours) in-service only