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What will you learn?

You have a new English Learner (EL) in your classroom, so now what? This course covers the screening, identification, and placement of ELs along with terminologies and abbreviations used when discussing English learners. You'll explore your responsibilities as a classroom teacher, and learn about different program models and the process of monitoring and reclassifying an EL. Once you have finished this course, you will have a better understanding of how to identify, screen, and place an English Learner.

Target Audience: K-12 Educators

Act 48 Hours Available: 1

Pricing: Free for BCIU member districts

$10 for non-members

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Key Terms & Policies

Learn terminology and important policies related to the educational needs of English Learners.

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The Process

Explore the responsibilities of districts and educators and the process of identifying an English Learner.

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Exploring WIDA

Learn about the consortium to which Pennsylvania belongs for support in standards development and yearly testing for ELs.

Example Curriculum

  Welcome to Teachable!
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  Introduction to ELs: Identification & Placement
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  General Information About the Process
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  Evaluation and Act 48 Request
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Select Your Pricing Plan

Please read carefully to choose the plan that applies to you.