PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS OFFERED BY DR. PATRICIA MORALES


ESL and Bilingual Certification – Texas

English as a second language (ESL) TExES 154 supplemental


This two-day academy prepares teachers for the English as a Second Language (ESL) TExES 154 Supplemental. Examinees become familiar with the domains and competencies to be tested; test item formats; and study resources. They receive a comprehensive overview of theories, research and current practices in the second language acquisition process, and in the teaching of English language learners in the ESL classroom. Note: This academy is also offered in one-day (shorter version.)


All attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Morales’s book:

Content Review Manual and Practice Book for the Texas Educator Program -154 ESL Supplemental, Third  Edition.

Bilingual 164 TExES supplemental – Test review

This two-day academy prepares teachers for the Bilingual Education TExES 164 Supplemental Test. Examinees become familiar with the domains and competencies to be tested; test item formats; and study resources. They receive a comprehensive overview of theories, research and current practices in the first language and second language acquisition process, and in the teaching of bilingual students in the bilingual classroom. 


All attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Morales's book:

Content Review Manual and Practice Book for the Texas Educator Program -164 ESL Supplemental, Second Edition.


Bilingual target language proficiency test 190 (BTLPT) – Spanish

This two-day academy prepares teachers for the TExES BTLPT- Spanish. Examinees become familiar with the domains and competencies to be tested (reading comprehension, listening comprehension, speaking and writing), test item formats and study resources. A lot of practice! En la academia, revisaremos todas las áreas que serán parte del examen. ¡A practicar!.


Attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Morales’s book:

Práctica para el conocimiento y destrezas del lenguaje y lectura en español- orientado a profesores de educación bilingüe y doble inmersión. – Second Edition.

Instructional Trainings
Spanish Literacy


This two-day training is developed in Spanish, and covers all areas of early literacy in Spanish, such as phonological and phonemic awareness, graphophonemic awareness, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and written expression. Activities are aligned to PK-1 essential knowledge and skills.

Bridging Spanish and English literacy in the Bilingual/Dual language classroom – Grades 2-5 / Transitioning from Language to Interlanguage, and from Literacy to Biliteracy.

This two-day training reviews similarities and differences between English and Spanish in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and teaching strategies and activities to facilitate the transfer. Activities are in both languages.



COACHING OFFERED BY DR. PATRICIA MORALES

EllServices© offers school visits and classroom guidance and coaching to teachers that work in Dual Language Programs (One-Way and Two-Way), Bilingual Education Programs (Early Exit, and Late Exit), and ESL Programs. We also help and guide teachers who work with English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classrooms.



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