EDU 555 Methods of Bilingual Education

Reviews, discusses, and analyzes teaching methods and techniques used in core subject areas (mathematics, science, and social studies) in bilingual education classrooms in the United States. Assessment strategies as integral parts of teaching methodology are discussed (e.g., portfolios will develop and teach reading and/or writing lessons using strategies, peer groups and self-assessments). Emphasis is on methods and techniques using the language in which the bilingual extension is sought. The course includes suggestions for coordination with ESL content area instruction. Students produce and carry out lessons in the various subject areas. Required course for candidates pursuing a New York State Bilingual Education Extension; recommended for teachers working with English Language Learners.




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