7 Steps to a Language-Rich, Interactive Classroom


When & Where:

October 10, 2019

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

525 West Lafayette Boulevard

Detroit, MI 48226 

What it is:

This innovative training will help all teachers transform their classrooms into vibrant spaces where students can use academic language to talk, read, write, and think about each lesson's content. This 7 Steps training outlines a dynamic process for structuring, planning, and facilitating a language-rich classroom. In addition, participants gain knowledge of helpful ways to integrate both content and language standards when planning instruction. They also receive specific strategies for differentiating instruction so that all learners within the classroom can build their ability to discuss and communicate academic concepts effectively.


  • Teachers of ELLs 
  • Elementary Self Contained Teachers
  • Secondary Content Area Teachers 
  • Instructional Specialists 
  • Instructional Coaches 
  • Lead Teachers 


  • build language practice opportunities into lesson plans 
  • increase student engagement and achieve 100% participation 
  • accurately check for understanding during instruction 
  • coach students to become independent problem solvers 
  • accelerate students’ progression from one language proficiency to the next 
  • structure, plan for and facilitate a language-rich interactive classroom