tesol564 | Graduate
Instructional Techniques And Methods
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Foundations of Effective Instruction for English Language Learners
- Describe the key components of sheltered instruction for English language learners and the sheltered instruction observation protocol model.
- Identify the challenges of teaching culturally diverse English language learners.
- Compare first and second language acquisition.
- Apply brain-based learning principles for effective English language learners’ instruction.
- Identify the instructional relationship between basic interpersonal communication skills and cognitive academic language proficiency skills.
Assessing English Language Learners
- Describe the relationship between literacy development and assessment.
- Describe activities that review vocabulary and content.
- Analyze types of assessment for English language learners.
- Describe authentic and performance-based assessment for English language learners.
- Explain how to provide effective feedback to English language learners.
Planning and Delivering Effective Instruction for English Language Learners
- Describe the key principles of standards-based curriculum and instruction for English language learners.
- Identify the differences between content and language objectives.
- Explain how to ensure that content and activities are age appropriate and meaningful.
- Describe methods and materials to differentiate instruction.
- Explain how to evaluate lesson delivery.
Ensuring Lesson Comprehension of English Language Learners
- Connect prior learning experiences to new learning.
- Describe how to build background knowledge.
- Describe techniques to ensure that students understand lesson content.
- Identify techniques for including vocabulary development instruction.
- Determine techniques to support discussion and interaction during instruction.
- Describe how to provide hands-on practice for English language learners.
Workshop Five: Special Education and English Language Learners
- Suggest intervention techniques for struggling students.
- Determine when special education referrals of English language learners are appropriate.
Family and Community Involvement
- Analyze how culture influences parental involvement.
- Identify ways to involve culturally diverse families.
- Define key components of effective parental involvement programs.
- Develop an effective parental involvement program.
- All objectives apply.
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