sei505 | Graduate
Structured English Immersion
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SEI Foundations and ELP Standards
- Integrate the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards to plan, deliver, and evaluate instruction in different content areas.
- Describe the legal, historical, and educational reasons for Structured English Immersion (SEI).
- Define basic Structured English Immersion (SEI) terminology, including Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOPÂ®) Model, Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS), and Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP).
- Examine Arizona requirements for Structured English Immersion (SEI) models at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels.
- Explore language acquisition theoretical principles.
- Examine the format and the alignment of the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards to the Arizona Language Arts Academic Standards (Reading, Writing, and Listening and Speaking).
Data Analysis, Data Application, and Formal and Informal Assessment
- Analyze disaggregated data in order to differentiate instruction.
- Interpret assessment data, such as the Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA) report, to track student status and progress on English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards.
- Create multiple assessments, such as diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments, for English language learners (ELLs).
- Use assessment results for placement and accommodation for special education and gifted students.
- Explore standardized testing and language proficiency as methods for monitoring student progress.
Instructional Strategies for English Language Learners
- Identify Structured English Immersion (SEI) content methods for English language development.
- Integrate and adapt current curricular materials, including technology, for English language development instruction.
- Describe pre- and early-production traits and strategies for language development.
- Apply vocabulary development approaches in the content areas.
- Identify strategies for adapting content for different proficiency levels.
- Integrate comprehensible input, feedback, building background, and student engagement to improve student achievement.
- Compare effective grouping techniques and cooperative learning strategies.
Parent, Home, and School Scaffolding
- Examine the role of culture in learning.
- Identify the sociocultural influences on English language learners (ELLs).
- Discuss the impact of bilingualism and home language use on English language learners (ELLs).
- Examine parental community sources for aiding English language acquisition.
- Cultivate home and school partnerships.
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