TESOL Standards & NCATE Domains for CLD Classes

NCATE Domain 1- Language

To review Second Language Acquisition theory and methods of teaching ESL/CLD.

TESOL Standard 1.a.-10.-Describing Language. Candidates demonstrate understanding of language as a system and demonstrate a high level of competence in helping ESOL students acquire and use English in listening, speaking, reading and writing for social and academic purposes.
TESOL Standard 1.b.13- Managing and Implementing Standards-based ESL and Content Instruction. Candidates understand and apply concepts, theories, research and practice to facilitate the acquisition of primary and new language in and out of classroom settings.

Jones International University courses that meet these standards:

EDU527: Literacy I

EDU528: Literacy II

EDU532: Intro CLD

EDU534:Teaching CLD

EDU535: CLD BLED

NCATE Domain 2- Culture

To review role of culture in learning and cultural identity.

Candidates know, understand and use the major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the nature and role of culture and cultural groups to construct learning environments that support ESOL students’ cultural identities, language and literacy development, and content-area achievement.  

 TESOL Standards 2a.1.-4. Nature and Role of Culture. Candidates know, understand and use the major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the nature and role of culture in language development and academic achievement that support individual students’ learning.
 TESOL Standards 2b. Cultural Groups and Identity. Candidates know, understand and use knowledge of how cultural groups and students’ cultural identities affect language learning and school achievement.
Jones International University courses that meet these standards:

EDU535:CLD BLED

EDU537: Multicultural Communication

NCATE Domain 3- Planning, Implementing and Managing Instruction

 

Candidates know, understand and use standards-based practices and strategies related to planning, implementation, and managing ESL/ELL and content instruction, including classroom organization, teaching strategies for developing and integrating language skills, and choosing and adapting classroom resources.

   

 TESOL Standards 3a. 1.-4 Planning for Standards-Based ESL and Content Instruction. Candidates know, understand and apply concepts, research, and best practices to plan classroom instruction in a supporting learning environment for ESL students. Candidates serve as effective English-language models, as they plan for multilevel classrooms with learners from diverse backgrounds using standards-based ESL and content curriculum.
 TESOL Standards 3b. Managing and Implementing Standards-Based ESL/ELL and Content Instruction. Candidates know, manage, and implement a variety of standards-based teaching strategies and techniques for developing and integrating English listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and for accessing the core curriculum. Candidates support ESOL students in accessing the core curriculum as they learn language and academic content together.
 TESOL Standards 3c. Using Resources Effectively in ESL/ELL and Content Instruction. Candidates are familiar with a wide range of standards-based materials, resources, and technologies, and choose, adapt, and use them in effective ESL/ELL and content teaching.
Jones International University courses that meet these standards:

EDU528: Literacy II

EDU534: Teaching CLD

EDU535: CLD BLED

EDU533: Pedagogic Principles

NCATE Domain 4- Assessment

To review issues of assessment and its impact on second language learners.   

TESOL Standard 4.a.1-3. Issues of Assessment of ESL/CLD. Candidates understand various issues of assessment (e.g. cultural and linguistic bias; political, social and psychological factors), IQ, and special education testing (including gifted and talented); the importance of standards. And the difference between language proficiency and other types of assessment (e.g. standardized achievement tests of overall mastery) as they affect ESOL student learning.
TESOL Standard 4.b.1-5. Language Proficiency Assessment. Candidates know and use a variety of standards-based language proficiency instruments to inform their instruction and understand their uses for identification, placement and demonstration of language growth of ESOL students.
TESOL Standard 4.c.1-3. Classroom Based Assessment for ESL. Candidates know and use a variety of performance-based assessment tools and techniques to inform instruction.
Jones International University courses that meet these standards:

EDU536: Assessment

EDU535: CLD BLED

EDU537: Multicultural communication

EDU528: Literacy II

NCATE Domain 5- Partnership and Advocacy

To review knowledge and understanding of the history and philosophy associated with bilingual and ESL programs, including professionalism and Advocacy.  

TESOL Standard 5.a.1-2. Candidates demonstrate knowledge of history, research, and current practice in the field of ESL teaching and apply this knowledge to improve teaching and learning. 
TESOL Standard 5.b.1.-3. Candidates serve as professional resources, advocate for ESOL students, and build partnerships with students. Families.
Jones International University courses that meet these standards:

EDU532: Intro CLD

EDU533: Pedagogic Principles