QTEL EL PROGRAM REVIEW

SERVICES  |  EL PROGRAM REVIEW

OVERVIEW

QTEL collaborates with schools and districts to review and evaluate EL programs and the quality of instruction offered to English Learners.

 

WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS SERVICE
  • Districts and schools that desire a comprehensive review of English Learner programs including their vision for English Learners, opportunities to learn for EL students, professional development opportunities for teachers, and special programs offered for ELs

  • Districts and schools who wish to receive specific recommendations and suggestions for lines of action that can improve EL programs and help make the education of ELs respond to current and future societal needs

 

KEY FEATURES

 

  • Detailed reviews of relevant program documentation and how they translate into quality instruction

  • Data collected through classroom visits, analyses of lesson plans, and student and teacher focus groups facilitated by QTEL team members that provide information on the status of instruction

  • Examination of the level of rigor, engagement, support and generativity of practice observed in classes and schools

  • Use of multiple stakeholder perspectives including central office administrators, principals, and teachers

  • Study methods such as structured and semi-structured interviews, thick descriptions of classes, and distillation of notes into a classroom observation protocol that measures the quality of instruction offered to ELs

  • Description and analysis of student achievement data

  • Recommendations and suggestions that include action plans for improvement

© 2019 by Quality Teaching for English Learners at WestEd

Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | This site and its contents copyright WestEd 2019. All rights reserved

  • QTEL Facebook Page
  • QTEL Vimeo Page