CoverWelcome to TELLSyllabus: Integrating Content & Langauge Instruction Explanation of the TemplateTotal PointsSession One: Positioning Myself to Integrate Content and Promote Academic LanguageLA 1.1 Sharing My Learning and Professional DevelopmentLA 1.2 Negotiating Understanding of Inclusive Pedagogy.LA 1.3. Integrating the Conceptual Tools for Teaching ELsLA 1.4: Reviewing the Major Course AssignmentsLA 1.X Consulting with the Facilitator on Presentation --Contextualization (CTX)HW 1.1 Reflection on My Practice in Developing ELs Content and Language ProficiencyHW 1.2 Learning Teaching through Multi-media Cases and Expert Perspectives HW 1.3 Gaining an understanding of Making Content Comprehensible HW 1.4 Reviewing Major AssignmentsHW 1.5 Learning about Designing and Implementing Activity Centers Session Two: Deepening Understanding of TELL Conceptual ToolsLA 2.1 Sharing My Learning and Professional DevelopmentLA 2.2 Presentation on SEP--Contextualization LA 2.3 Demonstrating Setting Up Activity CentersLA 2.4 Designing Activity Center 1-- the Teacher CenterLA 2.5 Activity Center Planning Web--Center 2LA 2.6 Exploring MetaGoals and MetaStrategies for Standards for Effective Pedagogy--Center 3LA 2.7 Consider Materials for Your MSDLAs--Center 4LA 2.8 Text and Vocabulary Issues in MSDLAs--Center 5LA 2.9 Learning from Vocabulary ResearchLA 2.X Consulting with Facilitator on Presentation--Language and Literacy Development (LLD)HW 2.1 Reflection on My Practice in Developing ELs Content and Language ProficiencyHW 2.2 Learning Teaching through Multi-media Cases and Expert Perspectives HW 2.3 Gaining an understanding of Making Content Comprehensible HW 2.4 Learning from Corpus Studies HW 2.5 Identifying Texts for Your MSDLAsHW 2.6 Deepening Knowledge for Promoting Academic VocabularySession Three: Building Knowledge of Vocabulary LA 3.1 Sharing My Learning and Professional DevelopmentLA 3.2 Presentation on SEP--Language and Literacy DevelopmentLA 3.3 Considering Text Modification and Vocabulary Learning in Making Content ComprehensibleLA 3.4 Learning to Attend to Vocabulary in Making Concepts ComprehensibleLA 3.5 Sharing Your Learning about Vocabulary in the Texts of Your DisciplineLA 3.6 Building Strategies and Techniques for Developing Academic LanguageLA 3.X Consulting with the Facilitator on Presentation--Challenging Activities (CA)HW 3.1 Reflection on My Practice in Developing ELs' Content and Language ProficiencyHW 3.2 Learning Teaching through Multi-media Cases and Expert Perspectives HW 3.3 Gaining an understanding of Making Content Comprehensible HW 3.4 Developing Language ObjectivesHW 3.5 Reviewing Knowledge about Text StructuresHW 3.6 Exploring Teaching Strategy Marketplaces HW 3.7 Exploring Funds of Knowledge Session Four: Strengthening Curriculum by Adjusting for ELsLA 4.1 Sharing My Learning and Professional DevelopmentLA 4.2 Presentation on SEP--Challenging ActivitiesLA 4.3 Reviewing My Objectives to Strengthen Them LA 4.4 Considering Funds of Knowledge Among My StudentsLA 4.5 Examining Your Texts And Your Strategies in Making them ComprehensibleLA 4.6 Sharing Strategies by Reviewing Promotional FlyersLA 4.X Consulting with Facilitator on Presenting--Joint Productive Activity (JPA)HW 4.1 Reflection on My Practice in Developing ELs Content and Language ProficiencyHW 4.2 Learning Teaching through Multi-media Cases and Expert Perspectives HW 4.3 Gaining an Understanding of Making Content Comprehensible HW 4.4 Developing Rubrics for Informal Assessments to Evaluate EL LearningHW 4.5 Developing Students' Thinking SkillsSession Five: Learning from Feedback LA 5.1 Sharing My Learning and Professional DevelopmentLA 5.2 Presentation on SEP--Joint Productive ActivityLA 5.3 Reviewing Practice, Application and Lesson Delivery LA 5.4 Receiving Feedback on MSDLA Components and DocumentationLA 5.X Consulting with Facilitator on Presenting--Instructional Conversation (IC)HW 5.1 Reflection on My Practice in Developing ELs Content and Language ProficiencyHW 5.2 Learning Teaching through Multi-media Cases and Expert Perspectives HW 5.3 Gaining an understanding of Making Content Comprehensible HW 5.4 Deepening Learning by Attending to Discipline and ESL StandardsHW 5.5 Thinking of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Relationship to My Teaching Practice Session Six: Practicing Developing MSDLAsLA 6.1 Sharing My Learning and Professional DevelopmentLA 6.2 Presentation on SEP--Instructional ConversationLA 6.3 Creating MSDLAs to Teach SIOP Principles LA 6.4 Working on Your MSDLA Project HW 6.1 Reflection on My Practice in Developing ELs Content and Language ProficiencyHW 6.2 Creating a Self-Portrait HW 6.3 Build and Refine Your Final MSDLASession Seven: Enacting an MSDLA to Review SIOPLA 7.1 Sharing My Learning and Professional DevelopmentLA 7.2 Enacting Centers to Demonstrate Skill in Using High-Quality Strategies and PracticesLA 7.3 Displaying My Self-PortraitHW 7.1 Reflection on My Practice in Developing ELs Content and Language ProficiencyHW 7.2 Finalize Your MSDLAsHW 7.3 Implementing Centers in My ClassroomSession Eight: Demonstrating My Knowing of Integrating Content and Language InstructionLA 8.1 Sharing Our MSDLAs LA 8.2 Sharing Development as an ESL Teacher

Explanation of the Template

Learning Outcomes, Pedagogical Intent, and Student Position

Each book is divided into eight sessions. Each session contains the activities and homework that are the content for the session. Each learning activity (LA), Video Segment (AVG)  and  Homework (HW) represents an individual chapter in the book. The chapter label represents the content of the chapter. Each chapter begins with a LA or HW Template. The header contains the objective, the pedagogical intent, and student position that capture the essence and animate the intended learning and outcomes for the activity represented. In addition, the LA and AVG include the time allowance and the points represented by them. The HW includes the number of points. LA/AVG and are each worth 25 points and the HW are each worth 50 points. (The total point sheet document identifies the points possible accross the course and is found just before Session 1 in every course). Following the template are the instructions for each LA, AVG, or HW. There are links in the homework that will take you to worksheets, readings, or videos or other items the learner will need to complete the task describe in the instruction. The AVG's represent video segments, or sometimes powerpoints. These usually are accompanied by Activie Viewing Guides (AVGs) or worksheets to support learners in extracting meaning from the digital materials. These are provided to model the ways in which in your teaching as teachers you need to consider your use of digital materials as texts and enable students learning from these texts. 

Each element in the template is important for making explicit participants learning. The learning outcome is anchored to the state standards for an ESL Endorsement and is based on the national standards for teaching ELs. The pedgogical intent informs the participant and the facilitator of the learning aim and goal of the specifica activity. Attention to the pedogical intent enabled us as designers and enables facilitators to target the activity and make sure that the activity, the interactions asked for, and the materials provided will work in concert to enable participants to not only learn but also take up in their practice the ideas embedded in the activity. When designers and teachers think through the instruction they are providing for students in this way it allows them to be strategic in creating powerful learning experiences. In desigining LA and HW using pedagogical intent to guide their design and construction enabled the authors to make certain that the LA and HW would position students for the learning experiences in a session. 

In addition to providing the learning outcome and the statement of pedagogical intent, the template includes a student position statement. While the pedagogical intent focuses on desired learning from the activity, this statement articulates the history of learning events that have prepared the student to engage in this learning experience. It provides an explanation of the knowledge and experiences that have prepared students to engage in this next learning experience. 

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