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Empowering Multilingual Newcomers with Language and SEL Support | Learners Edge

Empowering Multilingual Newcomers with Language and SEL Support
Course #
Graduate Credits
Format
Grade Level
Welcoming newcomer students – immigrants or refugees– to our classrooms requires targeted and compassionate interventions to foster feelings of belonging and empowerment. This survey course offers insights, ideas, and strategies to support student newcomers and their families. You’ll create a resource guide for families, and a Newcomer Kit to empower students to navigate their new school. Explore language development strategies with multi-cue and comprehensible input approaches to learning English, and deepen your awareness of the needs of newcomer students with learning disabilities. Plan language input and output strategies as practice opportunities for English language development. You will leave this course with a broad appreciation for empowering student newcomers and their families with the tools they need for success in their new schools and communities. 

This course format builds from module to module in a way that allows you to work through each of the essential ideas in smaller, more focused segments. You’ll find the same great resources and applicable assignments, distributed over 10 modules.
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Summer 2024
Registration Open: Dec 16, 2023 - Jul 15, 2024
Coursework Due: Aug 15, 2024
Fall 2024
Registration Open: Mar 16, 2024 - Oct 22, 2024
Coursework Due: Nov 15, 2024
textbook
"A Guide to Welcoming and Engaging Newcomers"
by Eugenia Mora-Flores and Stephanie Dewing
A hard copy textbook is included in the course price. It will be sent via postal mail upon course registration. Flex Credit registrants must use the ISBN provided to acquire a copy of the text.
ISBN : 978-1-0876-4886-6
 
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