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Pedagogical Strategies for English Learners


Course Description

This course focuses on pedagogy for English learners’ academic literacy instruction, which is at the core of academic achievement. The course demonstrates intentional pedagogical practices and enhanced learning experiences that guide English learners to succeed in content comprehension and in critical and creative thinking to close achievement gaps. Educators examine the diversity of language learners and the unique and complex needs of this growing population. The course provides practical strategies for differentiating instruction and support for ELs to meet the rigors of 21st century literacies and academic demands.


Pedagogical Strategies for English Learners


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Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) - Cultural and Linguistic Competency Training Program

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Course Presenter

Dr. Eugenia Mora-Flores

Dr. Eugenia Mora-Flores is an Associate Professor of Clinical Education in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California (USC). She teaches courses on first and second language acquisition, Latino culture, and courses in literacy development for elementary and secondary students. Eugenia leads the reading certificate program and serves as the chair of the Master in Art of Teaching governance committee.

Partner Profile

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has nearly 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.

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