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GRAD > EDC G > 649

Sheltered English Instruction in the Content Areas

This course is the first of a two-course sequence aiming to fulfill the requirements for Categories I through IV of the April 2006 Guidelines for Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) professional development of the Massachusetts Department of Education. This first course covers Category II, furnishing all teachers with instructional strategy knowledge and practice needed to successfully teach second language learners. The course is designed to equip prospective and in-service teachers with skills to effectively organize and implement content area instruction appropriate for English language learners at different levels of English proficiency. The myriad student language backgrounds primarily encountered in increasingly diverse urban school districts are discussed. The main focus area center

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