K-12 English Learners Series
By Student Intervention Services
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Mississippi Department of Education provides a variety of presentations for English Learner (EL) students. This collection offers a variety of resources focusing on how to effectively serve EL students. Materials are designed for administrators, general education teachers, EL teachers and assistant teachers, as well as other stakeholders, including EL parents and families.
|1||CleanVideoServing Mississippi’s English Learners: An Introduction (Part One)||This presentation provides an overview of Mississippi’s EL population, as well as state and federal requirements for serving EL students. An overview of some common EL program formats, and information on how to create emotionally safe classroom environments for newcomer EL students also is offered.||2/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoServing Mississippi’s English Learners: An Introduction (Part Two)||In part two of this overview presentation, information on building family-school connections with EL families is shared. Additionally, educators can learn more about the Silent Period many EL students experience, and receive tips designed to get EL students talking in the classroom and beyond.||2/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoServing Mississippi’s English Learners: An Introduction (Part Three)||Building on information shared in the first two introduction presentations, educators can learn more about research-based best practices for serving EL students.||2/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoAn Overview of English Language Acquisition||This video will inform Mississippi teachers about the stages of English language acquisition, what to expect at each stage, and what strategies are particularly effective in each stage. Suggested classroom assessment accommodations also will be provided, along with information on factors that can affect the rate of language acquisition.||3/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|