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ONLINE MODULE: Distinguishing Between Typically Developing English Learners (Els) and Students with Reading Difficulties

SERC - The State Education Resource Center of CT

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Friday, July 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM (CST)

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Distinguishing Between Typically Developing English Learners (Els) and Students with Reading Difficulties

*This is an online course

 

Audience:  

K-Grade 12: General and Special Education Teachers, EL teachers and tutors; Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals

 

Description:

     English learners (ELs) and students learning English as a second language need to simultaneously acquire interpersonal communication skills and respond to the demanding oral language requirements of academic language involved in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. This awareness-level online learning module will explore the factors related to distinguishing between below-level linguistic proficiency and a disability, including SLD/Dyslexia, to ensure that an appropriate determination has been made and to provide the student with an effective instructional plan.

     Participants completing this online module will be able to: describe the factors that contribute to an EL’s difficulty meeting general education literacy standards; summarize the learning skills that transfer across languages; and outline the types of reading instruction that are most effective for ELs with reading difficulties, including SLD/Dyslexia.

 

 

For registration questions, please contact Bianca Irizarry, SERC, (860) 632-1485, ext. 216 or irizarry@ctserc.org.

For content questions, please contact Donna Merritt, SERC, (860) 632-1485 ext. 337 or merritt@ctserc.org. 

Have questions about ONLINE MODULE: Distinguishing Between Typically Developing English Learners (Els) and Students with Reading Difficulties? Contact SERC - The State Education Resource Center of CT

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Friday, January 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Friday, July 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM (CST)


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