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2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDS 860 - Sheltering Content for English Language Learners

3 Credit(s) This course will prepare students with knowledge and skills to more effectively implement sheltered content instruction to English Language Learners. Students will develop strategies and approaches that help ELLs at varying stages of proficiency to acquire English language skills while meeting content-area standards. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Sheltered English Immersion endorsement course as described by the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Topics include: second language acquisition, linguistic awareness, sheltered English immersion, the WIDA English language standards and assessment, differentiated instruction, and socio-cultural factors affecting language acquisition. Field-based assignments are required.