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Facilitating Learning for Speakers of Non-Standardized English


Course Description

Do your students know how to code switch?

Learn how to accommodate and respond to linguistic diversity among English speakers to narrow the achievement gap.

Learn directly from University of Southern California professor Dr. Uju Anya how to help students develop academic English skills, promote access core academic content, and provide culturally responsive instruction. Help your students learn how to value language in your classroom, interact with the language, and internalize it themselves.

This course includes videos of authentic classroom practice, a coach to provide personalized feedback, and flexibility to engage with the content on your schedule.


Facilitating Learning for Speakers of Non-Standardized English

Course Presenter

Dr. Uju Anya

Dr. Uju Anya is assistant professor of clinical education at the USC Rossier School of Education Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL) program. She trains graduate teaching candidates in language learning theory, bilingual education, and classroom instructional methods. Dr. Anya conducts research in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and language learning with particular focus on race, gender, sexual, and social class identities in the language classroom. She also has expertise in service-learning and civic engagement in secondary and universitylevel language pedagogy.

Partner Profile

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has nearly 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.

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