Mastering Academic Language: Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary to English Learners

Join Kia in reviewing the research behind the key components of vocabulary instruction for English Learners and how these principles can be adapted for students at various levels of language proficiency. Key instructional strategies for explicitly teaching vocabulary will be introduced.

Learning Objectives:

Understand why explicit vocabulary instruction is key when working with English Learners
Differentiate vocabulary instruction for varying levels of proficiency
Use instructional scaffolds to teach vocabulary to English Learners