Professional Learning Cohorts
Support and Develop Teachers with Targeted ELL Lever Adjustments One Cohort at a Time
We support and develop 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.
Apply practical strategies for incorporating best practices for English Learners into daily instruction one step at a time. Each cohort focuses on simple adjustments for incorporating the ELL Levers, offers practical resources, and guides participants through a trial run in their own classroom.
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.
Contact us to schedule a complimentary overview, schedule a workshop, or just get started making instruction simple, connected, and effective for English Learners.
Dr. Desirée Marks-Arias (214) 864-2704
Dr. Chris Moersch (858) 245-3746