tesol571 | Graduate
Instructional Techniques And Methods
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Foundations of Effective Instruction for English Language Learners
- Identify the instructional relationship between basic interpersonal communication skills (BICS) and cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP).
- Describe the key components of sheltered instruction for English language learners and the sheltered instruction observation protocol (SIOP) model.
- Identify the challenges of teaching culturally diverse English language learners.
- Compare first and second language acquisition.
- Apply brain-based learning principles for effective instruction for 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.
Assessing English Language Learners and Ensuring Lesson Comprehension
- Describe how to build background knowledge and connect prior learning experiences to new learning.
- Identify instructional techniques and activities for vocabulary development and to ensure students understand content.
- Determine techniques to support discussion and interaction during instruction.
- Describe how to provide hands-on practice for English language learners.
- Explain how to provide effective feedback to English language learners.
- Analyze types of assessment for English language learners.
Special Education and English Language Learnersâ Families and Communities
- Suggest intervention techniques for struggling students.
- Determine when special education referrals for English language learners are appropriate.
- Analyze how culture influences family involvement.
- Identify ways to involve culturally diverse families.
- Define key components of effective family involvement programs.
- Develop an effective family involvement program.
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