Units/Clock Hours: 6 Professional Learning Units
Description: During this session teachers will learn how to use The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool and GOLD® to address the needs of children who are learning English as a second language. After becoming familiar with basic theories of second language acquisition in young children, teachers will explore strategies for supporting children’s acquisition of English while supporting their home language development, assessing children who speak a home language other than English, and building effective and respectful partnerships with families.
Sponsor(s): OSSE and Teaching Strategies
Audience: Infant, toddler, and preschool teachers, assistant teachers and directors
Core Knowledge Area: Curriculum