Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency

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  • Romeo And Juliet Personal Evaluation Essay

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    classes. Many of the students are Spanish speakers and learned English as their second language. Because of this I have made a strong effort to allow students to receive directions and instruction through multiple learning avenues. Every assignment in this learning segment will be presented verbally by either me or through a student who will

  • The Primary Responsibilities Of An Educator

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    Introduction One of the primary responsibilities of an educator is to provide the foundation for intellectual and cognitive thinking and to prepare students for lifelong learning. Garcia (2009) states that “bilingual education has the potential of being a transformative school practice, able to educate all children in ways that stimulate and expand their intellect and imagination, as they gain ways of expression and access different ways of being in the world” (p.12). Implementing a two-way Spanish

  • The Effects Of Bilingualism On Language And Cognitive Development

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    Bilingualism on Language and Cognitive Development Depending on whom you ask, the topic of bilingualism is something that many individuals wonder and ask questions about, especially when it comes to language development. One of the main concerns parents and educators alike have about being bilingual is how is what kind effect will it have on a child when learning a second language while growing up. Many are scared because at times they think the child would lose their first language or not be able

  • Article Review on Using What We Know about Language and Literary Development for ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom

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    What We Know about Language and Literacy Development for ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom by Susan Watts-Taffe and Diane M. Truscott. In the article Watts-Taffe and Truscott draw on the latest research in language learning and ESL to offer guidance to our readers for teaching second-language learners in integrated settings (Watts-Taffe & Truscoot, n.d.). The article focuses on the following: what we know about literacy development, what we know about language proficiency and literacy development

  • Unit 1 Assignment 1 Effective Practice For Teaching Language

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    Domain 1: Effective Practice for Teaching Language Effective teachers of CLD students must understand their linguistic background, culture and English language learning processes when planning instruction. Learning environments that support language acquisition, literacy development and content area achievement provide opportunities for increased academic success in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Planning and preparation for effective instruction involves building on CLD students backgrounds

  • Examples Of Myth Vs Reality

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    ability to speak a second language fluently, their struggles in school will have ended (Samway & McKeon, 2007). A students ability to speak fluently, particularly in a social setting does not guarantee that the student will have properly developed the ability to use language in an academic environment (Samway & McKeon, 2007). To further debunk this myth let us begin by recognizing that there is a clear distinction between academic and social language. Academic language is primarily used in the school

  • Calps: Basic Interpersonal Communication System

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    BICs—Basic Interpersonal Communication System i. Everyday talk ii. Basic interpersonal communication skills iii. In the stages of language development—early production and speech emergence. iv. Fluency takes 1-3 years v. Context imbedded vi. Survival language b. CALPs—Cognitive Academic Language i. Academic ii. Cognitive academic proficiency iii. In the stages of language development—Intermediate fluency and advanced fluency. iv. Complete fluency takes up to a lifetime v. Fewer non-verbal cues vi.

  • Wisconsin Card Sorting Essay

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    of the language section of the childhood questionnaire or Wisconsin Card Sorting task, or not being bilingual. Of the 67 participants, 13% were Asian-Canadian, 6% were African-Canadian, 66% were Caucasian, 9% were of mixed ethnicity, and 6% identified as ‘other’. The bilingual participants were split into two groups based on their total proficiency scores, the more proficient bilinguals (N = 30) and the less proficient bilinguals (N = 37). This was determined through the language proficiency section

  • Professional Development For Teachers With English Language Learners

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    that promotes English language acquisition and literacy proficiency for English language learners is the cornerstone of literacy reform in the United States. In this assignment, I define teacher knowledge. I then identify three areas of professional development that, by increasing teacher knowledge, would translate to increased learning gains for English language learners. Teacher Knowledge Carlisle, Kelcey, Rowan, and Phelps (2011) distinguished between teacher academic knowledge and teacher

  • Learning Language And Foreign Language Learning

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    Learning second language or foreign language provides great benefits. It helps the child to get aware of many different cultures and enjoy economic opportunities. Teachers must be aware of how children acquire second language. Unfortunately, Teachers, sometimes have miraculous expectations on children about second language learning. That is because there are some myths and misconceptions about second language learning. It is explained by Barry McLaughlin in his article, “Myths and misconceptions