Explore historical, political, sociocultural, and educational events, policies, laws, and issues drive and affect education of linguistically and culturally diverse students in bilingual programs in schools. Become familiar with services and programs to be provided to ELL students based on local, state, and federal policies and laws. Explore program delivery models and various theories of Second Language Acquisition (SLA), bilingualism, and sociocultural variables. (Applies for IL Bilingual Endorsement.)
Open to CPS regular and charter school teachers only
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Schedule (5 face-to-face sessions, plus online modules)
FACE TO FACE: (Wednesdays - Alternating weeks) April 25, May 9 and 23, and June 6 and 20. This schedule provides time for classroom implementation of activities.
LOCATION: Beaubien Elementary School - 5025 N Laramie
ONLINE ACTIVITIES for the course are available after the first class session.and should be started IMMEDIATELY upon gaining access to the course.
FINAL DATE for all work to be completed online: July 9, 2018 (75 days after the course start date).
This course requires participants to make formal presentations of course content during the face-to-face sessions.
All resources are downloadable PDFs available at no cost.
DOWNLOAD IMMEDIATELY AFTER REGISTERING AND HAVE FOR SESSION 1.
- US Department of Education Newcomer Toolkit (https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/newcomers-toolkit/ncomertoolkit.pdf)
- US Department of Education English Learner Toolkit for State and Local Education Agencies (https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/english-learner-toolkit/eltoolkit.pdf)
- Center for Applied Linguistics Guiding Principles for Dual Language Programs (http://www.cal.org/resource-center/publications/guiding-principles-3)
Credit from Brandman University School of Extended Education
An additional registration as a student at Brandman University School of Extended Education for course EDEU 9393 is required to receive credit which can be applied to the IL Biingual Endorsement..
Registration is completed AFTER the course begins, and BEFORE the end of the 4th week of the course
Directions are provided in the ASPD OnlineClassroom AFTER the course begins.
Course Description (EDEU 9393)
Learn how historical, political, sociocultural, and educational events, policies, laws, and issues drive and affect education of linguistically and culturally diverse students in bilingual programs in schools. Learn what services and programs are to be provided to ELL students based on local, state, and federal policies and laws. Explore program delivery models and various theories of Second Language Acquisition (SLA), bilingualism, and sociocultural variables. (Applies ONLY for IL Bilingual Endorsement. May also apply for receritifcation credits in any state.)
IL Section 27.425 Rules - Standards for Competent ESL Teachers
- IL27.425-B2C:knows and understands research-based models of bilingual education and their features, including components, goals, benefits, limitations, and factors that determine the implementation of a particular bilingual program in a school or district
Here is the course outline:
1-2 in-class presentations will be required. Presentations are based on content in the ENGLISH LEARNER TOOL KIT for State and Local Education Agencies (SEAs and LEAs).
Face to face sessions are scheduled at a physical location. In addition, 2 interactive video conference classes are also scheduled.
EDEU9393 Module 1 - Foundations of Programs for ELLs in the US
EDEU9393 Module 2 -Characteristics, goals, and research on the effectiveness of models
In this model, you will compare and contrast models of bilingual education by studying the characteristics, goals, and research on the effectiveness of each.
EDEU9393 Module 3 -Federal Requirements for EL Programs
In this section, you will complete a self-monitoring tool to gather information about the degree to which the program being implemented in your school is in compliance with federal requirements.
EDEU9393 Module 4 - Policy and Advocacy
In this module, participants will demonstrate knowledge of historical and current trends and issues in bilingual education and analyze how they affect public policy and advocacy issues with respect to bilingual education programs.
Activities such as signing up for professional organization newsletters, downloading documents, joining Facebook ESL/Bilingual educator groups, and more.
EDEU 9393 Module 2 - Civil Rights Obligations to ELs and Parents
This information comes directly from the US Department of Education OELA website. Laws, rules, requirements, and resources are provided.