ble503 | Graduate
Foundations Of Instruction
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Historical and Legal Background
- Analyze legislation and landmark cases that have influenced bilingual education.
Identify standard-based reforms related to bilingual education.
- Demonstrate how bilingual education policies and programs have developed.
Summarize the historical and legal aspects of bilingual education.
Instructional Approaches and Strategies
- Describe the stages of language acquisition.
- Explain the issues that affect language acquisition.
- Identify the principles of bilingual special education.
- Analyze instructional approaches, methods, and strategies for teaching bilingual learners, including technology applications, tools, and software.
Content Area Instruction
- Apply multiple approaches in teaching social studies.
- Explain the thematic approach used to teach bilingual learners in the content areas.
- Identify the role culture plays in learning math and science.
- Analyze methods for teaching bilingual learners with special needs in the content areas.
Assessment and Evaluation
- Analyze assessment and evaluation for bilingual learners.
- Compare the types of assessment and evaluation for bilingual learners.
- Identify the political context for assessment and evaluation of bilingual learners.
- All objectives apply.
Overview of Bilingual Instruction
Explain the principles, philosophies, and theories of education for bilingual learners.
- Identify cultural, linguistic, academic, and social issues that affect bilingual learners.
- Analyze the influence of cultural diversity on instructional programs.
- Determine the characteristics of effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders.
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