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- Available Lessons: 175
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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About This Course
In this entertaining course, you'll find a comprehensive overview of concepts you could see on the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Sheltered English Immersion test. Designed by educators for educators, this course is filled with a variety of engaging video and text-based lessons. Use them to get reacquainted with the linguistics and language acquisition process, strategies for sheltering content for ELL instruction, instructional reading methods for English language learners and much more. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam help you check your knowledge of the lessons and ensure you're ready to address topics on the test. The course is also accessible on any Internet-connected device and available to study around-the-clock.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
Syllabus & Course Information
The content of this course is closely aligned with the topics that you'll need to know for the MTEL exam. You'll become more aware of ELL instructional legislation for the state of Massachusetts, and the lessons help you solidify and strengthen your ELL teaching and assessment skills. By the end of the course, you should be able to:
- Teach diverse English language learner populations
- Discuss culturally inclusive teaching concepts
- Outline the process of second language acquisition in ELL classrooms
- Get families and communities involved in culturally inclusive education
- Encourage listening and speaking skills development in ELL classrooms
- Teach academic language by applying a handful of effective instructional strategies
- Recognize the best practices for teaching reading comprehension and writing skills to ELL students
- Integrate standard-based learning for ELL students in Massachusetts
- Explain the basics of World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA)
- Conduct assessments for ELL students in Massachusetts
Divided into 15 chapters, this course's 153 bite-sized lessons enable you to quickly work through the material. The Ask the Expert feature allows you to submit questions if you need any extra help, and we encourage you to take the practice assessments to reinforce your knowledge.
MTEL Sheltered English Immersion (56) Exam Information
The MTEL Sheltered English Immersion test is an option for educators who aim to fulfill Sheltered English Immersion endorsement requirements in Massachusetts.
- Number of Questions: 61
- Question Types: Multiple-choice and open-response
- Time Limit: 4 hours
- Exam Cost: $166
MTEL Sheltered English Immersion (56) Exam Breakdown
In addition to the subareas listed below, the final 40% of the exam will feature one constructed-response that tests your ability to analyze some of the topics found throughout the test.
|MTEL Sheltered English Immersion Exam Concept||Percent of the MTEL Sheltered English Immersion Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|The World of English Language Learners and Their Teachers||10%||9-11||33|
|Teaching Language and Sheltering Content in the Classroom||28%||27-29||74|
|Literacy and Standards-Based Content Teaching for English Language Learners||22%||21-23||46|
Preparing & Registering for the MTEL Sheltered English Immersion (56) Test
Make your test prep process fun and effective by utilizing the study resources in this course. Review the lessons you believe will help you best prepare for questions on the test, and check your knowledge of the concepts they cover by taking accompanying quizzes. Our chapter exams and final exam offer broader reviews of the lessons presented in this course. Study any time your schedule permits using any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection. In no time, you will be ready to address questions about educational bias, phonology, code-switching, tiered vocabulary instruction, how to teach writing conventions and much more.
To register for the MTEL Sheltered English Immersion test, you will need to sign into or create an online account and provide your email address along with other personal details. During this process, you will be able to select your test date and time. On the day of the test, be sure to arrive 15 minutes early and bring a current, government-issued ID printed in English. If you realize you will need to reschedule your test, be sure to do so at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled test time.
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