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Sheltered English Immersion (SEI): Best Practices for English Learners - #SPC18316

Non-Credit Course
15 Clock Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to help educators provide a high-quality and equitable educational experience for English learners (ELs) that values and nurtures cultural diversity. Whether in-person or virtually, course participants will discover how to provide meaningful and rigorous lessons and assessments while facilitating an environment in which the social and emotional needs of ELs are nurtured. Course participants will explore research-based effective educational practices based on ten guiding principles or language development to maximize the potential of Els in schools and beyond graduation.

Global Goals of the Course

To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of this course:

  1. To develop an understanding of the need for an equitable education for all English learners
  2. To examine current research-based instructional and assessment strategies for English learners
  3. To explore best practices of serving Els – including forming effective partnerships with families and community organizations
  4. To synthesize tools and resources designed to enhance learning and success of English learners


By Joshua Driver
Reviewed 10 months ago
I appreciated that my instructor communicated with me regularly.

By Sara Belson
Reviewed 9 months ago
The instructor was knowledgeable and offered relevant and timely feedback.

By Cathrine Kiernan
Reviewed 9 months ago
I thought the instructor was very knowledgeable on the subject and always gave thoughtful responses to my assignments

By Nettie Harrington Pangallo
Reviewed 8 months ago
Thank you for this opportunity!

By Cynthia Harris
Reviewed 8 months ago
Thank you for your quick and positive response. I really have appreciated all of the information you provided in each milestone. It has been a helpful and enlightening experience taking this course.

By Kimberly McHugh
Reviewed 8 months ago
Both the course and the instructor were excellent.

By Tore Kapstad
Reviewed 3 months ago
Thank you for putting together a thoughtful and practical course for supporting instruction of ELLs.

By Erin Donaghy
Reviewed 1 month ago
I was impressed by the promptness of the instructors responses to assignments.

Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

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