Masters in Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (M.Ed. in TESL), TESL Endorsement
M.ED. IN TESL
MASTERS IN EDUCATION IN TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (TESL)
Use knowledge about the structure and acquisition of language to develop teaching methods and curriculum adapted to the learning styles and cultures of non-native English speakers.
As you learn to teach ESL, understanding historical methods and current best practices will become valuable tools. You will learn hands-on assessment tools to clarify and address the factors that affect your students’ academic performance. You will better understand cultural influences, to help you recognize and appreciate your students’ accomplishments and communicate with students and parents.
Learn and practice literacy development for English Language Learners (ELL) with classroom techniques that promote academic achievement.
Graduate with thorough knowledge of TESL concepts, and experience in applying them according to best practices. The curriculum meets both the Nevada State TESL endorsement requirement and InTASC Standards.
TESL SUMMER INSTITUTE
Just need a TESL Endorsement?
The Sierra Nevada College Summer TESL Institute in Reno is a four week accelerated graduate program for credentialed teachers which fulfills all requirements for a NV Dept. of Education TESL Endorsement.
TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (TESL) ENDORSEMENT
Learn the concepts and pedagogical skills to effectively teach linguistically diverse students. Explore research-based strategies that use the principles of English language development to enhance learning for your entire classroom.
TESL courses are part of the NV Dept. of Education TESL Endorsement requirements. Coursework aligns with InTASC standards.
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