Differentiated Instruction: Working with ESL Students Webinar (with Carla Fisher)

This learning opportunity introduces a variety of instructional tools and strategies to scaffold ESL students for success. This session describes manageable ways to meet the needs of all students within a safe, inclusive environment and explores these key questions:

  • What is the hallmark of a differentiated classroom?
  • What influences language learners?
  • What can I differentiate?
  • Do I need to plan individual lessons for every student?

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Handouts and Resources

Slides for Carla's Presentation:



Instructional Planning Guide for Differentiation.pdf

Instructional StrategiesHandout.doc

Web sites.doc

About the Facilitator

Carla Fisher is the Professional Development Director for Northern Alberta for the ESL Council. She is an Assistant Principal in a K – 8 dual track school in Leduc. Her expertise and experience come from her work as an ESL Coordinator, ESL Teacher, Special Education Teacher, School Counselor, FSL Teacher, and as a Homeroom Teacher.

This resource was developed by ERLC as a result of a grant from Alberta Education to support implementation.