EL Lens

Perry Township Office of English Learners

EL Summer PD

The EL Department is excited to offer summer PD in the form of a mini-conference! Get ready for 2021 by signing up for one session or sessions all day. We cannot wait to see you. Sign up at goteachpoint.com All sessions offered on July 14th.
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PWIM (Picture Word Inductive Model)

This PWIM is a process to teach ELs content specific vocabulary and sentence formation. Curious to know more? Come to our Summer PD session!


Are you using this in your classroom, share your example with us! Also, if you want to try it in your class, but need a little support, reach out! We would love to build a library of examples for this effective tool for English Learners!


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Cultures of Perry Township

Working in Perry, you know that we have students from all over the world! Want to learn more about these cultures? Come to our Summer mini-conference and learn from some representatives from a few of cultures!

English Learning Development Standards from WIDA

WIDA has recently released their updated standards for students acquiring English. These standards explicitly show Discourse, Sentence, and Word Criteria for each student level. These updated standards are geared toward implementation in the content classroom. Come learn more at our summer session!
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WIDA Assessment Updates

The WIDA assessment data will be released in DRC on May 24th. Parents will receive scores through Parent Square on June 17th.


The EL Department will be reaching out to your building leadership to schedule collaborative data meetings.

pronunciation practice

Did you know that there is a new feature in google searches that allows you to hear and practice speaking different words?! Let's just say for example you needed some practice pronouncing "wheelbarrow". Type it into the google search bar with the word "pronunciation". Voila! You can hear it and practice speaking the word!
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EL Team

Perry Township Schools Office of English Learners

Phone number: 317-789-3720

Twitter: @PerryTwpEL


Whitney Wilkowski-Director

email: wwilkowski@perryschools.org

Twitter: @w_wilkowski


Lisa Netsch-EL Supervisor

email: lnetstsch@perryschools.org

Twitter: @CanDo_Teaching


Nichole Seal-EL Coach

email: nseal@perryschools.org

Twitter: @NicholeSeal2