Understand the link between language and literacy

With more active and interactive strategies, you'll be amazed how your English learners begin building literacy skills faster than before. You will help them connect language development with literacy skills in an engaging way that keeps them interested and motivated!

Course participants will:

  • consider the connection between oral language and early literacy;
  • explore strategies for engaging students in literacy and developing their confidence; and
  • create lessons that develop language, literacy, and content knowledge simultaneously.
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The course is asynchronous and self-paced with a dedicated course facilitator to guide you. You can earn 1 graduate credit through UMass Global for this course for a fee of an additional $75. More information available upon enrollment.

Meet Your Instructor, Kelly

English Learner Portal was founded by Kelly Reider. With over 26 years of experience in public school settings, Kelly is passionate about helping teachers feel supported and equipped to serve their English learners.

Kelly's philosophy on instructional coaching and professional learning is based on the core belief that all students deserve and are able to succeed in a rigorous, academic program.

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Thinking Verbs Placemats - English Only

English only thinking verb placemats - set of 10 - laminated
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Utilize this guide as your resource for quick recall of your most important pieces for planning accessible content lessons for your English learners.
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