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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
    
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDS 728 - TESOL Methods in PK-12 Schools

3 Credit(s) This course is designed to prepare English as a Second Language (ESL) licensure candidates to plan, implement, and manage standards-based ESL, bilingual, and Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) content instruction in PreK-12 schools. Students will apply their knowledge of evidence-based ESL practices and strategies to classrooms that serve English learners (ELs) from diverse backgrounds across grade levels and program models. Emphasis will be placed on developing and integrating language skills within the context of thematic units aligned to the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks. Students will also learn to evaluate, adapt, and develop materials and assessments for ELs in PreK-12 contexts. Three lecture hours per week. Field based assignments are required.
Pre-requisites:  ENG 770N  or EDS 770N  and ENG 792  or EDS 792