Theories, Strategies, and Assessment for CLD Students K-12

Combining contemplative pedagogy with explicit strategies for teaching all levels of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) students, this course introduces students to how to be successful by using tested methods and strategies. This course emphasizes "sheltering strategies" and students practice teaching content area subject matter, and literacy skills using the SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) model. This course addresses the most current CLD WIDA standards, different educational programs available for CLD students, the effectiveness of those programs, parental and community involvement, and introduces theories of SLA. Must receive a B or better to be accepted into the Teacher Preparation Program. Crosslisted as EDU220.
Course Number: EDU520
Units: 3.0