EDBL 4330 Content Area Strategies for the Bilingual Educator

This course offers the pre-service bilingual educator a comprehensive knowledge of content area instruction in both Spanish and English as a way to promote bilingual students’ academic achievement across the curriculum. Exploration of various types of assessment of bilingual students’ development of academic language proficiency and content-area concepts in both languages will be used to plan appropriate bilingual instruction. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills and the English Language Proficiency Standards will guide the development of content-based instruction that includes foundational English-language vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and English mechanics. Integration of language arts skills in both languages will be promoted in all content areas.