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Professional Development Organizations & Resources for ESOL Teachers - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll take a look at various professional development organizations and resources for ESOL teachers. You'll examine the use of technology in professional development and reflection tools for teachers. This chapter is designed to assist you in the following:
- Outline professional development opportunities for ESL teachers
- Understand how ESL teachers can use technology for professional development
- Identify ESL teacher organizations
- Discuss reflection tools and elements for teachers
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1. Professional Development for ESL Teachers
You love learning more about the latest trends for teaching English as a second language. So that you keep up-to-date in regards to professional development, this lesson will provide you with a basic guide.
2. How ESL Teachers Can Use Technology for Professional Development
Being able to effectively use technology is an essential professional skill. This lesson highlights ways in which ESL teachers can use technology to increase productivity, improve communication, and professionally grow.
3. ESL Teacher Organizations
ESL teachers will find a variety of organizations and associations designed to help them develop professionally, create effective classroom instruction and assessments, and actively engage in the future of ESL education. Read on to learn about the different groups and what they do.
4. Reflection Elements & Tools for Teachers
In this lesson, we'll identify and analyze various methods for using reflection as a professional development tool for teachers, including reflective journaling, incident analysis, peer observation, and critical friends groups.
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Other chapters within the FTCE ESOL K-12 (047): Practice & Study Guide course
- Cultural Elements & Adaptation
- How Cultural Differences Impact Students
- Promoting Multicultural Sensitivity & Diversity in the Classroom
- Elements of Language
- Teaching Components of Language for ELL
- Second Language Acquisition & Development
- Language Functions, Skills & Proficiency
- Second Language Literacy Development
- Literacy & Language Research
- Models of ELL Instruction
- ESOL Instructional Approaches
- Teaching Speaking & Listening Skills
- Writing Skills Instruction
- Instructional Strategies for ELL Classrooms
- Selecting & Adapting Instructional Materials for ELL Students
- Technology in ELL Instruction
- ELL Rights & Court Cases in Florida
- ELL Assessment Issues
- ELL Learners with Exceptionalities
- Language Proficiency Assessments in Florida
- Classroom-Based Assessments of ELL Students
- Collaboration & Advocacy for ELL
- FTCE ESOL K-12 Flashcards