Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

JEFFREY LINN is an innovative and experienced ESL teacher, ESL content area specialist, and outstanding presenter. His background includes decades of K-8 classroom experience. Throughout his career, Jeff has stayed true to his mission for working with challenging students, including ELL students with multiple educational challenges. The methodology he has developed empowers all students, and especially helps the strugglers, to close the achievement gap before they fall too far behind. He is noted for his enthusiasm, and his love for his students is obvious in his seminars.

Jeff is the author of Using Innovative Multisensory Vocabulary Instruction to Improve ELL Students' Learning (Grades K-8), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at this seminar. His presentations are clear, fast paced and activity packed. You will leave with a wealth of new ideas you can easily use in your own ESL, academic support, and push-in classrooms, or co-taught. Join Jeff for a fun day filled with many practical ideas to help all your ELL students find greater success and confidence in your classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Want a new and innovative way to help English Learners with vocabulary? Try this! It works!”

Jeffrey taught us a unique and interesting multi-sensory approach to vocabulary instruction. My students are will be able to interact with new words and etch them into their long-term memories, totally improving their reading comprehension!”

“An extremely effective way to teach vocabulary to students of all abilities.”

Jeff's seminar is so engaging! He helped me learn how to assist my students in learning new vocabulary through learning modalities I hadn't thought of before.”

“Jeff's technique promotes a deeper understanding of rich vocabulary by engaging students to connect with new words by combining the use of tactile, visual, oral and auditory practices. It's very cool.”

Jeff's seminar gave me the tools and resources to better motivate my ELL students to be more cognizant and confident with the language they see, hear and use and appropriately apply this to their studies.”