ESOL Matrix - M.A. Exceptional Education

Foundations CoursesESOL CoursesExceptional Education CoursesGrad. Intern
ESOL Performance StandardsEDF 6237EDF 6727EDF 6432TSL 5085TSL 6250EEX 6107EEX 6295EEX 6342EEX 6524EEX 6612EEX 6061RED 5147RED 5514EDE 6946

1 Conduct ESOL programs within the parameters, goals, and stipulations of the Florida Consent Decree.
-----Professional Journal Article Reviews
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2 Recognize the major differences and similarities among the different cultural groups in the United States.--------------
3 Identify, expose, and reexamine cultural stereotypes relating to LEPand non-LEP students.--------------
4 Use knowledge of the cultural characteristics of Florida's LEP population to enhance instruction.--------------
5 Determine and use appropriate instructional methods and strategies for individuals and groups, using knowledge of first and second language acquisition processes.addressed-------------
6 Apply current and effective ESOL teaching methodologies in planning and delivering instruction to LEP students.addressed-------------
7 Locate and acquire relevant resources in ESOL methodologies.----Selecting and Presenting Strategies for Teaching ELLs
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8 Select and develop appropriate ESOL content according to student levels of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, taking into account: (1) basic interpersonal communicative skills (BICS), and (2) cognitive academic language proficiency skills (CALPS) as they apply to the ESOL curriculum.----Selecting and Presenting Strategies for Teaching ELLs
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9 Develop experiential and interactive literacy activities for LEP students, using current information on linguistic and cognitive processes.----Selecting and Presenting Strategies for Teaching ELLs
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10 Analyze student language and determine appropriate instructional strategies, using knowledge of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and discourse.----Selecting and Presenting Strategies for Teaching ELLs
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11 Apply essential strategies for developing and integrating the four language skills of listening comprehension, oral communication, reading, and writing.----Selecting and Presenting Strategies for Teaching ELLs
-Weekly Chapter Reading/Video Reflection
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12 Apply content-based ESOL approaches to instruction.--------------
13 Evaluate, design, and employ instructional methods and techniques appropriate to learner's socialization and communication needs, based on knowledge of language as a social phenomenon.--------------
14 Plan and evaluate instructional outcomes, recognizing the effects of race, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and religion on the results.--------------
15 Evaluate, select, and employ appropriate instructional materials, media, and technology for ESOL at elementary, middle, and high school levels.-----Weekly Chapter Reading/Video Reflection
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16 Design and implement effective unit plans and daily lesson plans which meet the needs of ESOL students within the context of the regular classroom.----Modify Lesson Plan for ELLs at Different Levels of Proficiency
-Selecting and Presenting Strategies for Teaching ELLs
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17 Evaluate, adapt and employ appropriate instructional materials, media,and technology for ESOL in the content areas at elementary, middle and high school levels.--------------
18 Create a positive classroom environment to accommodate the various learning styles and cultural backgrounds of students.--------------
19 Consider current trends and issues related to the testing of linguistic and culturally diverse students when using testing instruments and techniques.--------------
20 Administer tests and interpret test results, applying basic measurement concepts.--------------
21 Use formal and alternative methods of assessments/evaluation of LEP students, including measurement of language, literacy and academic content metacognition.--------------
22 Develop and implement strategies for using school, neighborhood, and home resources in the ESOL curriculum.--------------
23 Identify major attitudes of local target groups toward school, teachers, discipline, and education in general that may lead to misinterpretation by school personnel; reduce cross-cultural barriers between students, parents, and the school setting.--------------
24 Develop, implement, and evaluate instructional programs in ESOL,based on current trends in research and practice.--------------
25 Recognize indicators of learning disabilities, especially hearing and language impairment, and limited English proficiency.--------------