Sheltered Instruction in Texas – 5 Week Online Class

Companion Book Included

Sheltered Instruction in Texas

Second Language Acquisition Methods for Teachers of ELs

When & Where:

November 2nd – December 13th, 2020

5-week Learner Paced Online Course

Remote Learning via Google Classroom

Presented by: Allison Hand

What it is:


  • the requirements for Sheltered Instruction in Texas, 
  • research-based strategies for classroom application,
  • approaches to integrating the ELPS into instruction, 
  • and ways to align linguistic accommodations to the TELPAS descriptors. 

During this 5-week course, weekly participants will read a section of the book, plan and implement strategies for their lessons, and reflect on their classroom application. The course will run during the following dates:

  • Week 1 November 2nd – November 8th
  • Week 2 November 9th – November 15th
  • Week 3 November 16th – November 22nd
  • Week 4 November 30th – December 6th
  • Week 5 December 7th – December 13th

**There will be no content for the week of November 23rd – November 29th 


  • Teachers of ELs
  • Administrators or Campus Leaders
  • Instructional Specialist
  • INstructional Coaches
  • Elementary Self Contained Teachers
  • Secondary Content Area Teachers

**A Personal Gmail Account is Necessary to Accessing the Course