Course curriculum

  • 2

    Chapter 1

    • Lesson 1: New ENL mandates and previous teaching practices

    • Lesson 2: Delivery of instruction, lesson modifications, family engagement, and the annual language exam

    • Lesson 3: Various models, professional development, and which students will get integrated instruction

    • Chapter 1 Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 2

    • Lesson 1, Part A: Teacher training, lesson modifications, and leveling the playing field

    • Lesson 1, Part B: Activity for an increased understanding of challenges an ENL student might encounter

    • Lesson 2: Language functions and examples and challenges in comprehension across various subject areas

    • Lesson 3: Challenges in comprehension across various subject areas and possible strategies

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 3

    • Lesson 1: The importance of schema, what is SIFE? Common Core and the ENL student

    • Lesson 2: Factors to consider in co-teaching, content and language objectives, and tier 2 and tier 3 vocabulary

    • Lesson 3: Visuals and strategies for tier 3 vocabulary and comprehension

    • Chapter 3 Quiz

  • 5

    Congratulations & Thank You!

    • Congratulations & Thank You!

    • Course Evaluation

    • Attestation of Academic Integrity

Certification Information

This course fulfills the requirements for certification hours for the listed certification bodies. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion containing the pertinent information for your records.

  • New York CTLE: 2 Hours (including ELL sub-requirement)

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Oscar Mercado

I am currently an ENL teacher in the Bay Shore School District and have been teaching for over twenty years in New York State. The majority of my teaching experiences have been with New Language Learners, also known as ESL students. In that time, I have had the opportunity to teach on both the early elementary, as well as the middle and high school levels. I have also had the good fortune to teach future ENL teachers as a graduate school adjunct professor, sharing the experiences I have had. Over the years I have instructed in co- teaching, sheltered, as well as the pull-out model. I have also had the pleasure of teaching students at all levels of language proficiency of varying ages and abilities. Prior to being an ENL teacher, I was a Special Education teacher in which I also taught in various teaching models including resource room, inclusion, as well as self-contained on both the elementary and high school levels. In my home district I frequently lead professional development.

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