Presentation on theme: "Effective Schooling for English Language Learners Beginner Level The School District of Philadelphia Office of Multilingual Curriculum and Programs."— Presentation transcript:
Effective Schooling for English Language Learners Beginner Level The School District of Philadelphia Office of Multilingual Curriculum and Programs
Session Outcomes Gain knowledge of roles and responsibilities of schools and staff to accelerate achievement of ELLs Understand the stages of Second Language Development Understand the grading guidelines for ELLs and support models
What are the roles of school and district based staff? At the time of Enrollment Parent completes the EH40, Home Language Survey The school secretary will schedule enrollment center to set up a time for the student to be evaluated for ESOL eligibility
What is the process ? The Enrollment Center staff will administer the W-APT W-APT Indicates a Performance Level Score of 4.5 or lower = ESOL placement Enrollment Center will enter data in SCN ELL Transcript Analysis will be done at 440
English Language Proficiency Levels Entering: 1-1.9 Beginning: 2-2.9 Developing:3-3.9 Expanding: 4-4.9 Bridging: 5-5.9 13
How do you evaluate the academic performance of ELLs?
WIDA Can-Do Descriptors Describe how English language learners process and use language for each language domain (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and level of language proficiency (Entering, Beginning, Developing, Expanding, Bridging) by grade level cluster (K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)
Exit Criteria How do students exit from the ESOL program?
ELL Data Folder Maintained by school based ESL teachers Records, including the W-APT results, initial Parent Notification Letter, ACCESS for ELL results, a copy of Exit Notification to Parents, and the Year 1 and Year 2 Post-Exit Monitoring forms must be included in the folder.
ESOL Program Instructional Models What instructional program models are used for ELLs?
Interpretation Services School- Based Bilingual Support Bilingual Counselor Assistant Support Office of Translations and Interpretation Pacific Interpreters
ESL Look Fors ESL Friendly and Sheltered Classroom “Look Fors”
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