Resource Update: Online Course on Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers

25/09/2012

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Resource Update: Online Course on Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers

A new resource has just been added to the Center on Instruction website:

Online Course: Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers

The Center on Instruction has released a FREE self-paced online course providing insight on Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers. Lesson 1 focuses on the difference between ELL and LEP designations, ELL demographics, the implications of temporary designation, the concept of transferability, and the unique challenges this group poses for schools. Lesson 2 discusses academic achievement and measurement issues within this group of students, the dimensions of word knowledge, academic language, and effective ELL programs. Lesson 3 explores the elements of effective instruction for adolescent newcomers, how to address both language and content needs, and further academic language concerns. Lesson 4 deals with additional elements of effective instruction for adolescent newcomers, direct explicit comprehension instruction, and intensive writing instruction.

To enroll in the course:
1. Visit the Educators’ Academy at RMC: http://rmceducatorsacademy.com/
1. Click the course title: Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers*
2. If you don’t already have an account with the Educators’ Academy at RMC, you will need to create one now.
3. An email will be sent to the email account you use to create your account. In order to activate your account registration, click on the link in this email to activate your account.** This will bring you to the Educators’ Academy at RMC, click on the course title and begin the course.

*It is best to use Firefox, Safari, or Chrome as your web browser for this course.
**If you do not receive the email in your regular inbox, you may need to check your spam folder.

This resource pertains to the following categories:
• Literacy
• English Language Learning
• eLearning
• Special Populations
• Research: Meta-analyses and Summaries
• PD Modules and Training Materials
• Instruction
• Adolescent Literacy
• Instructional Practice
• ELL/Diverse Learners
For More Information: Click on the link below to access these resource materials at the Center on Instruction website!

Online Course: Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers

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