Professional Development

Evidence-based practices for English Learners with learning difficulties or disabilities that support their language and literacy needs and are responsive to students’ cultural and linguistic backgrounds are shared.
● Learning Objectives
o Identify the best evidence based strategies for literacy that have been validated on English Learners
o Learn strategies to support the language needs of English Learners
o Understand how language and literacy strategies can be used together to support English Learner achievement
o Ensure equitable access to instruction and learning for English Learners
o Learn how to plan instruction for ELs in ways that support their cultural and linguistic assets