One Classroom, Many Languages


One Classroom, Many Languages:

Strategies for Dual Language Learners

7.5 hours

Nearly one in three US children live in a household where a language other than English is spoken. Dual language learners are a diverse group of children, and include all children in a household where someone speaks a language other than English. Including dual language learners in your classroom can be challenging, particularly when you don’t speak the child’s home language. In this course, you’ll learn more about the universal nature of language development, how to support language learning for all children, and how to specifically support dual language learners in your classroom. This class is designed for teachers of infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms, but does have a heavy emphasis on infant and toddler classrooms.

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In this course, we will cover the following topics:

  • The Universal Nature of Language
  • Supporting Language Development for All Children
  • Growing Up Bilingual
  • Maintaining the Home Language
  • Supporting Literacy
  • Quality Language and Literacy Environments
  • Supporting Dual Language Learning
  • Supporting Families and Classroom Staff

You’ll hear from leading experts in the field as you learn to support language development for all children, and specifically how to support dual language learners.

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