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MTI 595: Vocabulary for the Modern Day Classroom: K-12 Strategies for ELL/ESL, Content Areas, and Beyond

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MTI 595: Vocabulary for the Modern Day Classroom: K-12 Strategies for ELL/ESL, Content Areas, and Beyond

MTI 595: Vocabulary for the Modern Day Classroom: K-12 Strategies for ELL/ESL, Content Areas, and Beyond

GRADUATE CREDITS: 3

Textbook:

Beck, Isabel, Margaret McKeown and Linda Kucan. (2013). Bringing words to life: Robust vocabulary instruction (2nd ed.). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

 

Course Description:

Vocabulary for The Modern Day Classroom: K-12 Strategies for ELL/ESL, Content Areas, and Beyond is designed to assist teachers with developing authentic, engaging, and meaningful vocabulary activities and assessments for students in all grade levels and across all content areas. It is especially helpful in identifying activities and strategies to use with English Language Learners and Native Language learners. No matter the grade or makeup of students in a particular setting, it provides strategies for use with all of them. The goal is for teachers to help diverse populations of students, even in the same classroom, to build their own vocabularies and a genuine interest in words.

Learning Outcomes/Competencies:

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the rationale for robust vocabulary instruction. INTASC Standard 1
  • Design authentic and engaging vocabulary activities across grade levels and content areas. INTASC Standards 3, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Design authentic and engaging vocabulary activities for English Language Learners, Native Language Learners, and students with special needs. INTASC Standards 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Confidently and effectively select the most appropriate vocabulary words for instruction. INTASC Standards 4, 7
  • Create student-friendly definitions for selected words. INTASC Standards 2, 4, 7
  • Select and/or design age-appropriate assessments that match instructional goals and require deep understanding of vocabulary. INTASC Standards 4, 6
  • Use strategies to maintain newly learned words in students’ repertoires. INTASC Standards 4, 5, 7, 8
  • Create a rich verbal environment. INTASC Standards 3, 4
  • Use newly gained knowledge about robust vocabulary instruction to evaluate, critique, and reflect upon pre-made vocabulary assessments and activities. INTASC Standards 1, 9

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Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$375

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$375

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$475

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Online Instructor-Led:
View Online Course Dates

Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Distance Correspondence
Available Anytime

Transcripts:
Available within 4 weeks of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 10 text questions
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Online Instructor-Led:
View Online Course Dates

Transcripts:
Available within 4 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$395

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

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