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On-Demand Professional Development

PD Bites: A Buffet of Learning - (English Learners, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Engagement, etc.)

PD Bites are mini professional development modules that can be completed in a variety of ways and on your own schedule. Topics, modules and modulesCOMING SOON are listed below.

Join us for PD Bites - On Demand Professional Development
Contact Deborah Brey if you have any questions.

You won't be able to access anything below unless or until you have a JordanPD account (see above).

Information to Get Started

Academic Language and Language Acquisition (including WIDA)

These modules build upon each other and are best completed in the sequence given.

Diversity and Culturally Responsive Teaching


Interventions, Accommodations and Modifications

Sheltered Instruction

Including features of SIOP  - To complete modules with the asterisk (❋) you will need to have a the book 99 More Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with The SIOP MODEL. You can purchase one or borrow from someone in your school, or you can request one from the Educational Support Services (ESS). ESS will give them away until they are gone.COMING SOON

Check back often as modules will continually be developed and posted. If you don't see what you need, send us an email with your suggestions. (Put "PD Suggestions" in the subject line.)