COURSE: 55-502 Teaching English Language Learners with Field Experience II (50 field experience hrs.) (1)|
This course is designed to give candidates a broad overview of the needs of English Language Learners (ELL) through the investigation of modes of instruction, curricula, and forms of assessment. Multicultural issues and theories and practices to differentiate instruction to respond to K-9 English language learners' needs are discussed and practiced. Candidates will complete a minimum of 50 hours of field experience in an elementary or middle school. The cooperating teacher and university supervisor conduct performance assessments of the pre-service teacher during this experience based on INTASC and Illinois Professional Teachers Standards, as well as the ACEI standards. Prerequisite: Consent of M.A. Elementary Education Director.