ESOL Matrix - Foreign Language Education

ESOL Courses
ESOL Performance StandardsEDT 221EDT 222
1.Second/New Language Learning:
1.1 Candidates understand the major concepts, theories, and research that facilitate second/new language learning.
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1.2 Candidates understand that language is a system comprised of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, etc. and apply this knowledge to assist ELLs to communicate in English.--
1.3 Candidates understand the ways in which languages are similar and different.--
1.4 Candidates provide appropriate language input and tasks.--
1.5 Candidates understand the long-term nature of second/new language development.--
2.Language and Culture of ELLs:
2.1 Candidates understand the nature of the role of culture in second/new language development and academic achievement.
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2.2 Candidates understand how ELLs' cultural identifications affect language learning.--
2.3 Candidates understand that language and culture interact and form the ELL's identity as well as his/her sense of self-worth and how these are tied to academic achievement.--
3.Planning, Implementing, and Managing Instruction for ELLs:
3.1 Candidates know and apply concepts, research, and best practices as well as create standards-based instruction for ELLs.
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3.2 Candidates are familiar with available resources and technologies to adapt and use with ELLs to teach content.--
4.Assessment and ELLs:
4.1 Candidates understand issues with assessment of and for ELLs.
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4.2 Candidates understand language proficiency assessments.--
4.3 Candidates use a variety of assessments and techniques in the classroom for ELLs.--