ELL Made Simple supports and develops cohorts of teachers in designing and planning student-centered instruction with learning activities that engage English Learners in collaborative problem-solving, student-led discussion, and applied uses of digital resources.
ELL Made Simple customizes professional development to meet the unique needs of schools and school districts. Small cohorts are designed to provide participants with supportive networking opportunities to grow in their practices and become EL teacher leaders. Real-time coaching and feedback with simple micro-adjustments address those teachers who may feel overwhelmed by major instructional changes.
All for One and One for All
ELL Made Simple PD cohorts are small, supportive, and enhance each teacher's professional learning experience
Activating Learning Connections
Learn & apply strategies for building schema and connecting language proficiency objectives that maximize student learning.
Developing Non-Linguistic Communication
Explore digital & environmental tools and resources that expand English Learner communication, collaboration, and problem-solving.
Fostering Differentiated Planning
Learn and apply specific techniques for self-reflection and personal inquiry that encourage student-generated questioning and discussion.
Inspiring Self-Directed Learning
Integrate differentiation strategies into the personalized ELL classroom that support English language acquisition and academic achievement.
Promoting Collaborative Problem-Solving
Learn and apply student-centered instructional models that engage English Learners in collaboration and discussion for real-world learning.
Facilitating Learner Questioning
Learn and apply collaborative learning environments that maximize English Learner engagement and problem-solving.
Want to simplify your lesson plans and teaching for EL students? Reach out now!
Dr. Desirée Marks-Arias (214) 864-2704
Dr. Chris Moersch (858) 245-3746