Professional Development for ELL Teachers

Middlebury Interactive’s Professional Development modules and webinars focus on providing teachers with the tools, strategies and best practices to use Middlebury Interactive's materials to support student learning, in a blended environment. 

The Enhanced Package: Enhanced Package topics can be substituted with any Supplemental Module topics.  

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  1. Getting Started: Based on the courses you pick, these modules will guide you through one unit of your selected Middlebury Interactive Languages course (4-5, 6-8 or 9-10) and provide information on course structure, as well as offering best practices and teaching strategies along the way.
     
  2. Blended ELL Learning Environment: Explore tools and strategies that support student learning in the blended learning classroom.
     
  3. Project-based Learning: Learn practical tools and strategies for using project and theme-based language learning options to support academic language development.
     
  4. Scaffolding & Differentiated Instruction with an Emphasis on Academic Language Proficiency: In this module, we will look at how the content in each of the MIddlebury Interactive courses is scaffolded.  You will then learn differntiation strategies and techniques to further support vocabulary building and the four domains of listening, speaking, reading and writing with a focus on academic English (CALP) and literacy development.
     
  5. Optimal L2 Learning: What do ELLs need in order accelerate their language acquisition? Learn how to bring research-based, proven strategies and best practices in second language acquisition to your classroom.
     

Supplemental Modules: These topics can be substituted for topics in the Enhanced Package or purchased as additional professional development.  

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  1. Family Involvement and Community Connections: Learn tools and strategies for involving family and communities as partners to support student learning.
     
  2. 21st Century Learning and Teaching: Learn teaching strategies that will help your students build 21st century skills. Discover how to create opportunities for students to build real-world connections with those speaking other languages to support global thinking and develop social and cultural awareness.
     
  3. Best Practices for Content Teachers: Learn how to improve learning outcomes among non-native English Language Learners with academic English and literacy development through authentic grade level content and collaborative, project-based learning.

 

For pricing information, please click on the "Registration & Pricing" link in the right column.  You can also contact our sales team at 866.912.8588 or by email at sales@middleburyinteractive.com.

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