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Reading and Biliteracy in a Second Language

Reading and Biliteracy in a Second Language

Course Number: EDUC X426.53

4 units

Designed to prepare you to better understand the interrelatedness among the four domains of language (listening, speaking, reading and writing), in both the primary and second languages of your students. Critical features of educational programs for dual language/two-way bilingual immersion will be stressed. Research and instructional strategies that include program implementation, comprehensive literacy instruction, differentiation, literacy assessment, and evaluation tools will be presented. Examination of instructional strategies and materials that focus on how children learn two languages will include:

  • phonemic awareness
  • decoding
  • word attack skills
  • vocabulary development
  • transferring skills to a target language to enhance reading

Candidates will review the processes of how to adapt and to evaluate district/state required materials in order to meet the unique needs of all students. With this focus, you will strengthen your instructional practices in bilingual education settings.

Available Sections

Starting Apr 20

184ECG002

Starting Apr 20
184ECG002

Course Fees

$545 Early Bird Discount ends on Apr 14
$595 after Apr 14

Instructor

Sussan Ortega [ bio ]

close [x] Sussan Ortega, M.S., Education, Teacher on Special Assignment, EL Department, Corona-Norco, Unified School District, is a passionate BCLAD teacher with experience in both Transitional Bilingual and Dual Immersion classrooms. Ms. Ortega conducts professional development to help teachers better meet the needs of ELLs.

Schedule:

Begins:
Apr 20 - Jun 8, 2019

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Teaching Reading and Writing in Spanish and English in Bilingual and Dual Language Classrooms"
Y. Freeman, D. Freeman
ISBN: 0325008019

Mandatory
"The Foundations of Dual Language Instruction"
Judith Lessow-Hurley
ISBN: 0132685167

Prerequisites

Passage of CSET LOTE III: Spanish Language Fluency and completion of the CLAD Through CTEL Certificate or an EL Authorization.

Mandatory

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 184ECG002

Dates: Apr 20 - Jun 8, 2019

Instructor: Sussan Ortega

Textbook: Mandatory
"Teaching Reading and Writing in Spanish and English in Bilingual and Dual Language Classrooms"
Y. Freeman, D. Freeman
ISBN: 0325008019 Mandatory
"The Foundations of Dual Language Instruction"
Judith Lessow-Hurley
ISBN: 0132685167

Location: Online Course

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