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Good overview of assessment for ELLs. Sometimes the videos were a little too similar in format to maintain interest. I liked the links to outside videos and resources. Overall, well done.
WOW! I learned so much my head is spinning--EXCELLENT Course!\n\nAmazing Content! Fantastic Examples! Well Organized! Superb Teachers!\n\nThank you for the opportunity to learn!
This course was excellent professional development. As a Science teacher, it helped me understand how I can incorporate English language instruction into my lesson plans.
I had a lot of realizations regarding the construction in lesson planning. I think I need to reflect on how to somehow adapt this in teaching my learners.
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. It was a great learning for me and to understand how assessments can be created and modified for different learners.
It is an awesome course with a lot of new information it is perfect course for School English teachers, once try it you will see how useful is it
The lesson is of high standards, very well structured and contains concrete information without useless fillers. Perfect for busy proffesionals.
I have learnt so much how to help my ELL students in class and outside class . Thank you Arizona University, Thank you Coursera\n\nMohammed
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How long does it take to complete the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization?
Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in up to 6 months.
Each course in the Specialization is offered on a regular schedule, with sessions starting about once per month. If you don't complete a course on the first try, you can easily transfer to the next session, and your completed work and grades will carry over.
What background knowledge is necessary?
An intermediate level of background in the teaching profession is necessary to benefit from the material presented in this course.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
We recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses. However, the courses can be taken in any order based on your interest and/or immediate teaching needs.
Will I earn university credit for completing the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization?
Coursera courses and certificates don't carry university credit, though some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.
Will this specialization count towards my required professional development hours or recertification of my teaching license?
Check with your district and state licensure requirements as the certificate of specialization completion MAY satisfy these requirements.
What will I be able to do upon completing the ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Teacher Toolbox Series Specialization?
Upon completion of the specialization you will be able to 1) Apply unique perspectives of second language acquisition to classroom success. 2)Write language objectives aligned to your content and school/district wide objectives. 3)Employ modifications in existing units, lessons, activities and materials for ELL students at their unique levels. 4) Design formative and summative assessment with appropriate modifications, including rubric and other grading tools, for ELL students at their individual levels. 5) Strategically engage ELL students and their families in the learning process and the school community.