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Supporting ELLs: Vocabulary Development in Grades PreK-3

Course Description:

Discover the practices that best promote vocabulary development for English language learners. Learn why vocabulary development is so crucial to ELLs' success in school. Explore the similarities and differences between the strategies for teaching vocabulary development for ELLs and those for native English speakers and the role that knowledge of the student's primary language plays in successful English vocabulary development.

This course is only offered to groups of 12 or more learners.

Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.

For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.

The number of hours identified for each course reflects time spent online, but does not reflect the total time spent completing offline coursework and assignments. All learners are different and you will likely spend double the indicated number of hours completing all coursework depending on your learning style and work habits.

Subject Area:
Reading/Language Arts
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