Encouraging Language Development in Multilingual Learners

This course aims to enhance academic language development in multilingual learners. Participants will access vocabulary-building research, and gain strategies for enhancing multilingual learners’ vocabularies. Emphasizing multilingualism as an asset, it covers language acquisition, evaluates vocabulary-building techniques, and explores activities that support multilingual learners. The course encourages reflection on the importance of vocabulary and educator support needs, using research, discussions, and planning to equip educators with effective strategies for fostering language development.

In this course, you will:

  • Recall ways that being multilingual is an asset.
  • Distinguish the ways multilingual children acquire language.
  • Utilize activities that build vocabulary for Multilingual Learners.
  • Evaluate vocabulary-building techniques for Multilingual Learners.

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SCECHs Granted


Who should take this course?

Child Care Provider
Support Staff

What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

Early Childhood

Course Partner

Course Vendor

Michigan Virtual