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EDE 738: Learning and Teaching Literacy in Bilingual/Bicultural Childhood Settings—Grades 1 to 6.

3 hours, 3 credits. Exploration of the diverse ways that bilingual, bicultural children and children with special needs develop language and literacy in family, neighborhood, and school settings. Study of approaches to literacy, and assessment and instructional strategies in both the native and second languages, through media and technology as appropriate within an integrated curriculum to meet State and national standards, and the needs of children with disabilities. The course requires visits to childhood bilingual settings, action research, and the development of an academic portfolio. Ten hours of fieldwork required. PREREQ: EDE 721, EDE 722. COREQ: EDE 739.

Last modified: 11/20/2014