EECE 769 - Teaching for Biliteracy
Teaching for Biliteracy
2 hours, 2 credits. Corequisite EECE 771 –Biliteracy Project (1 hour, 1 credit). This course provides a theoretical and practical basis for designing instruction and assessment that stimulates biliteracy development. Participants discuss theories of language and literacy development across two languages, critically consider beliefs and practices that shape how bilingual students’ languages are approached in classrooms, and examine pedagogical approaches that leverage bilingual students’ languages and literacy practices. Participants will learn and practice different teaching and assessment methodologies and develop skills in analyzing and creating instructional materials to teach biliteracy. This course is taught in English or in the participants’ Bilingual Extension language.
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