sei506 | Graduate
Structured English Immersion - Secondary
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Structured English Immersion (SEI) Foundations
- Explain historical and current trends, legislation, and landmark cases that have impacted English language education.
- Distinguish basic Structured English Immersion (SEI) terminology.
- Examine Arizona requirements for SEI models at the secondary level.
Cultural Influences and Family/Community Engagement
- Explain the role of cultural competency in English language instruction.
- Analyze the sociocultural influences on English learners (ELs).
- Examine the impact of bilingualism and home language use on English learners (ELs).
- Identify inclusive family and community engagement practices for aiding English language acquisition.
- Differentiate the diverse populations that make up the English learner demographic.
Language Development and English Language Proficiency Standards
- Analyze language acquisition theoretical principles.
- Examine the different elements of language in English Language Development (ELD) and their relationship to the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards.
- Examine the format and the alignment of the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards to the Arizona English Language Arts Standards (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Language).
- Integrate the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards to plan, deliver, and evaluate instruction in different content areas.
- Explore the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as an approach to English language instruction for diverse learners.
Assessment and Data Analysis
- Explain the process for determining EL program eligibility and other services.
- Identify assessment standards and accommodations available to English learners.
- Differentiate multiple assessments, such as diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments, for English learners.
- Analyze assessment data to track student status, progress, and to differentiate instruction.
Instructional Elements â Reading and Writing
- Examine reading and writing skills and strategies as they apply to secondary English learners.
- Determine strategies for adapting content and curricular materials, including technology, for different proficiency levels.
- Compare effective grouping techniques and cooperative learning strategies.
- Explain the purpose of using an interdisciplinary approach to teaching English learners in secondary settings.
Instructional Elements â Listening, Speaking, Grammar, and Vocabulary
- Examine listening and speaking skills and strategies as they apply to secondary English learners.
- Identify grammatical skills and strategies that allow secondary English learners to apply their knowledge of syntax.
- Apply academic vocabulary development strategies in multiple contexts.
- Integrate the UDL principles in a lesson to differentiate instruction.
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