Foundations of Second Language Acquisition 5.12B, 5.13A, 5.13B, 5.15B Fall 2023

Ended Nov 1, 2023

Spots remaining: 13

Full course description

Course Description

  • This 5 hour online course is designed to provide educators with important theories and background information related to second language acquisition and utilize this information to increase achievement for all learners - especially students who are learning English.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Becky Corr
  • Credit(s) and Type: 5 Hours Relicensure | English Language Development (ELD)


Target Audience

  • Certified Staff | Charter Certified Staff | DCSD Certified Substitute


Timeline Overview

  • Start date of course content: 9/1/2023
  • End date of course content: 10/1/2023



Here are the outcomes for the course:

Identify colleagues who can support them in working with ELs

Describe how to use the WIDA Can Do Descriptors to plan instruction

Implement a strategy for teaching ELs at each stage of second language acquisition using the Can- Do Descriptors