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Supporting the ESL and ELL Learner in the Mainstream Classroom


Course #PDLI9080



Instructor: Kim Kittredge kkittredgeliips@gmail.com

Course Description:

This course will explore how to support our English Language Learners and our English as Second Language Learners in our mainstream classrooms.  We will how to provide daily instruction as an educator to fit the needs of the students in these language categories.  Since many of these students have either come from different countries or have just started to learn the language, it is necessary as teachers to provide them with a strong language background to guide them through their learning process.  Participants will discuss how to get started in your mainstream classroom providing the support needed for the ELL and ESL students, how to differentiate the work for them. Educators will collaborate and work on a multitude of language learning techniques and assessments for all learning styles.  Applicable all educators and staff K-12.


(3 credits/45 hours) Graduate credits only


Kim Kittredge