ProVenance ESL PD Now! is an online program that provides educators the information they must have to support the achievement of English language learners in the general classroom and in all learning environments. The coursework and additional resources are suitable for all types of educators - general and special education teachers, administrators, adult educators, and anyone else who works with English language learners.
Our system has purchased a limited number of seats this year. If you are committed to completing all 17 of the modules, please speak with your principal and/or ESL teacher for more information about attaining a username and password.
The modules are as follows:
ESL 101 - Language Concepts
ESL 102 - Factors Affecting English Language
ESL 103 - Types of ESL Programs
ESL 104 - Family and Community Involvement
ESL 105 - Stages of Learning a Language
ESL 106 - Building and Activating Background Knowledge
ESL 107 - Methods of Vocabulary Instruction
ESL 108 - Common Language Difficulties
ESL 109 - Appealing to Multiple Learning Styles
ESL 110 - Using Self-Corrective Techniques
ESL 111 - Reading Strategies for ELLs
ESL 112 - Reading Activities for ELLs
ESL 113 - Methods of Assessing and Checking Comprehension
ESL 114 - Common Grammatical Difficulties
ESL 115 - Classroom Management Strategies
ESL 116 - Building a Supportive Classroom Learning Environment
ESL 117 - Strategies for ESL Content Learning
Each module includes learning objectives, a 10-question pre-test, short readings, reflection and activity questions, video clips, a glossary, a 10-question post-test, 5 knowledge and application questions, and a certificate of completion.