Click here to access the SAMUEL II 2012-13 Flyer for session information.

SAMUEL Presentations from 2012-2013 are at the bottom of the page.


 ALSDE EL SAMUEL 2011-2012 Workshops PowerPoint Presentations


SAMUEL I 2011 Workshop  (scroll to the bottom for the presentation & handouts)

Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Scores, Student Goal Setting & Creating Language Objectives:

 Objectives: During SAMUEL I we will:
-Provide an overview of how to interpret ACCESS for ELLs scores for instructional purposes.  
-Review the importance of student goal setting and learn how to write instructional goals for EL students.
-Learn to write language objectives and find practical ways of incorporating language objectives into lesson plans.


SAMUEL II 2011 Workshop  (scroll to the bottom for the presentation & handouts)

Building Background:  One Piece at a Time 

Objectives: During SAMUEL II (Building Background: One Piece At a Time) we will:
-Discuss the importance of building background knowledge to lesson concepts.
-Discuss  and practice strategies for building background knowledge.

-Discuss how to teach key vocabulary and academic language.



ALSDE EL SAMUEL 2010-2011 Workshop PowerPoints  Presentations

Survival Skills 101 for English Learners- Includes Myth and Realities, Second Language Acquisition, Classroom Strategies in Classroom Teaching, and Assessing Students Proficiency Levels



Understanding the Culture of your English Learner and the Home School Connection


  • SAMUEL III Workshop

(Click here for presentation)   

(Click here for acronym worksheet)


Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment: The WIDA ELP Standards


 Planning for Continuous Improvement for English Learners

 The Best of SAMUEL

SAMUEL I, 2011-12 Presentation Posted.pptx4.58 MB
2011-1-A1 Sample School Frequency.docx92.22 KB
2011-2-A2 Sample Student Roster with Venn Diagram.docx82.17 KB
2011-3-A3 Sample Teacher Report.docx242.92 KB
2011-4-B5 Blank Trends Table and Watch List.docx16.51 KB
2011-5-C7 Language Function Concensus.docx15.82 KB
2011-6-C8 Lesson Planning Tool.docx19.98 KB
2011-7-E11 ACCESS PREASSESSMENT.docx16.55 KB
2011-8-E12 WiDA Tier Placement Protocol.docx220.7 KB
2011-9-E13 List of EL Strategies by Language Domain.docx17.76 KB
2011-10-E14 Discussion of BICS and CALP.docx270.95 KB
2011-11-Performance Definitions.pdf438.62 KB
SAMUEL I 2011: Student Goal Setting Form 2011 2012.doc21.66 KB
SAMUEL_II_2011 Final.pptx3.41 MB
2011 SAMUEL II Handouts.docx30.18 KB
SAMUEL II 2011: Building Background self-assessment.docx16.86 KB
SAMUEL III 2012: Interaction Strategies.pptx4.14 MB
SAMUEL III 2012: IPOT Handout.docx36.69 KB
SAMUEL III 2012: Handout Packet.docx183.2 KB
SAMUEL IV 2012: Differentiating Instruction.pptx5.64 MB
SAMUEL IV 2012: Learning Styles Questions.SAMUEL IV.docx11.82 KB
SAMUEL II 2012-13 Developing Your Core EL Program /Principals Supporting Role7.8 MB
SAMUEL I 2012-13 Birds of a Different Feather N N.ppt16.39 MB
SAMUEL III 2012-13 RTI for EL's in a Nutshell.ppt15.32 MB
SAMUEL I 2013-14.pptx1.27 MB
SAM II 2013-14.ppt15.14 MB