MODULE 1: ELA/ELD FRAMEWORK AND ELD STANDARDS

Module Description

Are you curious about the new ELA/ELD framework, and how ELD will be taught in light of the CCSS and the New ELD Standards?  What does integrated ELD really mean? In module 1, participants will understand and learn about the new ELA/ELD Framework, and they will get an overview of the philosophy and research behind the creation of the ELD standards and how these standards should be implemented in the classroom.

MODULE 2: CREATING A CULTURE FOR ACTIVE LANGUAGE ENGAGEMENT

Module Description

During module 3 participants will begin to identify language functions when planning for student learning. They will develop and implement academic language frames during instruction, and they will consistently model the purpose and application of language functions.

MODULE 3: THE ART OF QUESTIONING, CUEING, AND PROMPTING

Module Description

During module 2 participants will learn about the implementation of purposeful and effective questions, cues and prompts in order to drive thinking, learning and language. They will plan for a variety of questions in order to reach different levels of Depth of Knowledge. Participants will also learn to model how to ask and answer questions.

MODULE 4: CLOSE READING AND GRADUAL RELEASE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Module Description

During module 4 participants will begin to understand the refinement of the “I Do” and the “We Do” of the GRR model. They will begin to understand how language could be taught during the strategy of close reading. Also, they will begin to implement strategies to provide access to language for English Language Learners during close reading.

MODULE 5: HOW ENGLISH WORKS: LANGUAGE DECONSTRUCTION

Module Description

We all are English language teachers regardless of the content area that we teach. During module 5 participants will consider the structures for implementing grammar and syntax instruction. They will begin to integrate grammar and syntax instruction with content instruction. Also, they will begin to address specific grammar and syntax skills with authentic text. In a nutshell, participating teachers will learn about Integrated ELD.

MODULE 6: COLLABORATIVE CONVERSATIONS

Module Description

From the time that there have been education standards, speaking and listening have been included. That is not new. What is new is the role that student-to-student interaction plays in the Common Core State Standards.

During module 5 participants will begin to understand the “you do together” and the “you do alone” phases of the GRR model. Also, they will being to understand the importance of using language frames to facilitate the art of argumentation and reflect on how to translate and apply the concepts of Module 6 into the classroom.  

  MODULE 7: VOCABULARY INSTRUCTION

Module Description

No Tears for Tiers: Common Core Tiered Vocabulary Made Simple. The Common Core State Standards place an importance on academic vocabulary. We know that vocabulary knowledge influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. And, vocabulary plays an even more important role in understanding nonfiction and informational text. During this module participants will learn a variety of strategies to teacher Tier 1, Tier II, and Tier III words.

MODULE 8: GLAD STRATEGIES

Module Description (Spring of 2017 Only)

GLAD is a standards-based ELD instructional model that promotes high levels of academic language and achievement for students at all levels of English proficiency. During this module, teachers will learn about some effective ELD and SDAIE strategies within each component.  The four components of Project GLAD consist of the following: Focus/Motivation, Input, Guided Oral Practice, Reading/Writing

MODULE 9: SIOP (COMPREHENSIBLE INPUT/ STRATEGIES)

Module Description

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model is a research-based and validated instructional model that has proven effective in addressing the academic needs of English learners. The eight components of SIOP are: Lesson Preparation, Building Background, Comprehensible Input, Strategies, Interaction, Practice and Application, Lesson Delivery, Review and Assessment. Teachers will learn about and practice two components of the SIOP model which are comprehensible input/strategies.