• Session One: Exploring My Culture and ELs Strengths
  • Session Two: Developing Understandings of Culture--Mine and My ELs
  • Session Three: Considering ELs as a Resource in My Teaching
  • Session Four: Developing Knowledge of Assets and Legal Obligations
  • Session Five: Attending to Standards and Classifications with WIDA
  • Session Six: Positioning ELs within the School Game
  • Session Seven: Promoting ELs Learning through My Learning
  • Session Eight: Celebrating and Presenting My Learning
  • Download
  • Translations
  • LA 1.2: Belief Statements

    Basis of the TELL Program


    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Communicate a personal acceptance of and acknowledge the dynamics of culture in the lives of all students. 

    Assessment: 25 pts.

    TA: 30 Minutes

    Teachers can adopt the belief statements and apply them to their own classrooms and pedagogy.

    Students have registered for and want to attain the ESL endorsement.  They will now explore the belief statements that informed the construction of the TELL endorsement.


    1.  In your group, read the assigned belief statement you have been assigned. Consider what your group thinks about your assigned statement.

    This content is provided to you freely by BYU Open Learning Network.

    Access it online or download it at https://open.byu.edu/bilingual_education/la_1.2.