Develop expert-level knowledge to accelerate language and literacy proficiency for English Learners in any program model with immediate instructional applications with AIM Institute for Learning & Research's newest modules created in collaboration with literacy researcher Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan.
Each module in the Specialized Reading Knowledge Bundle: English Learners includes asynchronous course material featuring case studies, teacher self-assessment tools, culturally and linguistically responsive MTSS protocols, and exemplar lesson plans. Each module is paired with a 1-hour synchronous community of practice session (VCoP) with an expert AIM facilitator. Modules include:
Introduction to English Learners: Language & Literacy Development
Word Recognition Among English Learners
Language Comprehension Among English Learners
Read course syllabus here.
AIM is excited to provide these unique, comprehensive and evidence-based learning modules as a complement to AIM Pathways training to support education partners who are looking for training, tools and resources to support English learners as they implement evidence-based structured literacy instruction in the classroom.
Who is the course recommended for? AIM creates Specialized Reading Knowledge courses for individuals who already possess a strong foundational knowledge in Science of Reading and Structured Literacy, and are interested in expanding their instructional skills and knowledge. Please note that comprehensive structured literacy training is strongly recommended before enrolling in this specialized learning opportunity. Please note that comprehensive structured literacy training is strongly recommended before enrolling in this specialized learning opportunity. If you are new to the science of reading and structured literacy, explore AIM Pathways courses to expand your foundational knowledge before diving into this next level of professional learning.
This is course is intended for classroom teachers teaching all subjects and all learners. It is appropriate for all grade levels.