Teaching English Language Learners, Part 3 Specialist
Course Code: YS20EN31
Availability: Enrolment is closed
The Teaching English Language Learners Specialist Additional Qualification Course builds on the knowledge and skills you have already acquired in Part 2. You will use an inquiry-based learning model as a framework for developing a comprehensive understanding of the role of the English as a Second Language/English Literacy Development (ESL and ELD) teacher-leader within both elementary and secondary schools and school boards/districts.This course will consolidate the strategies you have acquired for teaching students from diverse backgrounds and representing a range of abilities, backgrounds, and needs. Focused on equity and inclusion, the course will prepare you as a specialist for specialists for leadership in second-language teaching, one who can provide leadership to your colleagues by reviewing and school-wide ESL/ELD programs; facilitating program implementation; evaluating and placing students; and, developing mastery of wide advocacy skills to support all members of the learning community.
- Be a member in good standing with the OCT
- Part 2 completed
- Minimum TWO years certified teaching experience by the first day of the course, subsequent to certification including ONE year in English as a Second Language
- Signed Supervisory Officer's Form by course end date confirming teaching experience
This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. Expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.
Choules, David G