mte550 | Graduate
Curriculum Constructs And Assessment: Global Languages
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Parent, Teacher, and Community Collaboration
- Explore the range of social, health, educational and language-related service agencies and other resources that are available at school and off campus.
- Examine how family and personal experiences shape teaching and learning perceptions in the global languages classroom.
- Explain the importance of parent-teacher communication and collaboration.
- Determine strategies for increasing the level of parental involvement.
- Explore strategies to utilize community resources in the global languages classroom.
- Review the roles of global languages professional organizations.
- Analyze professional resources available to global languages teachers.
- Identify professional development opportunties in global languages available in your state.
- Analyze the importance of staying current in global languages education.
Review of Global Languages Education Content Knowledge
- Examine your state’s teacher licensure examinations for global languages education.
Integrating Literature, Technology, and Media
- Explore various technologies and media that can be used to support instruction in the global languages.
- Integrate literature and cultural activities into global languages lesson.
- Analyze the legal and ethical issues regarding the use of technology in the classroom.
- Compile a list of fiction and nonfiction literature to enhance the teaching of global languages.
- Analyze literature reflecting the cultural, social, and historical elements of various global languages.
History and Trends in Global Languages Education
- Explain a rationale that supports global languages in the secondary curriculum.
- Explain historical perspectives and trends in the study of global languages.
- Examine current themes and trends in the teaching of global languages.
- Compare and contrast several models of global language education.
Standards and Curricula
- Review state and/or national standards for global languages education.
- Describe the importance of curriculum mapping in planning and preparation.
Classroom Assessments and Rubrics
- Evaluate the characteristics of effective global languages assessment.
- Analyze formative and summative global languages assessments and rubrics.
- Construct an open-ended assessment.
Instructional Approaches and Strategies
Review approaches to unit and lesson planning in teaching global languages.
- Propose innovative instructional strategies and materials used to teach global languages to adolescents.
- Analyze ways in which differentiating instruction occurs in the global languages classroom.
- Identify ways in which classroom management techniques can enhance the global languages classroom.
- Analyze effective motivational techniques to engage global languages students.
- Develop an instructional unit for global languages.
Reading and Writing Strategies
- Evaluate current global languages texts.
- Describe methods to incorporate reading and writing strategies into global languages lessons.
- Examine strategies for building students' comprehension and vocabulary skills in global languages.
- Implement reading and writing strategies in a global languages lesson.
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