• Foundations of Education for Emergent Bilinguals
  • 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
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  • LA 5.1: Enrollment, Placement, Staffing Myths

    Learning through Graphical Represenations


    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Identify the multiple factors impacting the school experience of language minority students, including cognitive/academic, social/ affective, and linguistic development issues

    Assessment: 25 pts.

    TA: 15 Minutes

    Teachers can recognize the myths surrounding the education of English Learners and counteract the myths with positive behaviors and attitudes. 

    Students have explored the Inclusive Pedagogy characteristic of guiding principles and read chapters about the myths of enrollment, placement, and staffing of ELs They are now prepared to deepen their understanding through sharing with their table. 



    1. You will form a group so that at least five of the seven myths are represented in your group that you read about in Myths and Realities in HW 4.2. 
    2. Share and explain your graphic representation of the myth you read about with the others in your group.
    3. Be prepared to share one of the graphics and an explanation of it with the rest of the class. 

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