Coaching Teachers of ELLs


Literacy Coaching
Integrating SEI into Literacy Coaching

Course Description

Integrating SEI into Literacy Coaching explores the teaching-learning process for students, teachers, and instructional coaches from critical sociocultural perspectives. The course prepares literacy instructional coaches, including ELL coaches, to use principles of learning to support teachers in sheltering instruction for English Language Learners (ELLs) in Pre-K-12 classrooms. Coaches learn to recognize, use, and promote the type of sheltering of instruction that maximizes opportunities for engagement, differentiation, and achievement for culturally, linguistically, economically, and learning diverse students.

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Mathematics Coaching
Supporting Teachers of English Language Learners in the Math Classroom

Announcing an opportunity to nominate a team of two to three Math Coaches from your district to participate in this Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education pilot course. This coaching course, to eventually be rolled out statewide, is based on the Six Standards of Effective Pedagogy Coaching Framework, and is part of the state’s Extending the Learning phase of RETELL. Designed specifically for Mathematics coaches, it focuses on the roles of the coach in supporting, expanding, and sustaining effective mathematical practices in diverse Math classrooms with ELLs, and supporting long-term integration of sheltered mathematics into core instruction. 

This course, along with the abbreviated Short Bridge course jointly offer a customized route to SEI Endorsement for instructional coaches, and 3 Graduate Credits/Professional Development Points.

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