ble570 | Graduate
Foundations Of Instruction
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Overview of Bilingual Instruction; Historical and Legal Background
- Summarize the historical and legal aspects of bilingual education.
- Explore legislation and landmark cases that have influenced bilingual education.
- Identify standards-based reforms related to bilingual education.
- Demonstrate how bilingual education policies and programs have developed.
- Explain the principles, philosophies, and theories of education for bilingual learners.
- Identify cultural, linguistic, academic, and social issues that affect bilingual learners.
- Explore the influence of cultural diversity on instructional programs.
- List the characteristics of effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders.
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
- Describe the thematic approach used to teach bilingual learners in the content areas.
- Identify the role that culture plays in learning math and science.
- Apply multiple approaches in teaching social studies.
- Analyze methods for teaching bilingual learners with special needs in the content areas.
Assessment and Evaluation
- Compare types of assessment and evaluation for bilingual learners.
- Analyze assessment and evaluation for bilingual learners.
- Identify the political context for assessment and evaluation of bilingual learners.
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