Ch 5: CEOE Reading Specialist: English Language Learners

About This Chapter

The subject matter of this chapter will help you prepare for the Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) Reading Specialist. Here we will instruct you on English language learners.

CEOE Reading Specialist: English Language Learners - Chapter Summary

This chapter prepares you for CEOE Reading Specialist questions on how to best address the needs of the English language learner student population. We prep you in this chapter with lessons covering such topics as:

  • How native language plays a role in learning a second language
  • Developing a curriculum in English as a second language
  • Student teaching strategies
  • Teaching the student English vocabulary
  • Teaching the student to read English
  • Scaffolding instruction
  • Using the approach of cognitive academic language learning

Our approach to providing instruction is unique and fun. We use video lessons where the information is presented by various subject matter experts. You follow along with a transcript and at the end of the 5-10 minute video, you can take a short multiple-choice question quiz. If there is anything you missed, a timeline tool using keywords allows you to go right to the point in the video that covers that information. There's no need to rewatch the complete video.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: CEOE Reading Specialist: English Language Learners
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The Role of Native Language in Second Language Acquisition

1. The Role of Native Language in Second Language Acquisition

In this lesson we explore the various schools of thought surrounding the use of native language in second-language education, ranging from using it often to not using it at all.

ESL Curriculum Development

2. ESL Curriculum Development

This lesson will highlight some ways in which curriculum can be developed for English as a second language (ESL) classrooms and learners, as well as go over some instructional strategies to help support ESL students develop their language skills.

Strategies for Teaching ELL Students

3. Strategies for Teaching ELL Students

This lesson will highlight strategies that can be used to help English Language Learners in the classroom, such as the use of pictures and small groups. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge of methods for teaching ELL students.

Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students

4. Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students

Using a translator or carrying a translating device is not realistic when learning English as a second language. In this lesson, you'll learn how to strategically teach vocabulary to English language learners.

Teaching ELL Students to Read

5. Teaching ELL Students to Read

There has been an increase in the number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom. This lesson highlights ways to teach ELLs to become successful readers.

Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners

6. Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners

The number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom is on the rise, and teachers must have strategies for teaching these students. This lesson will highlight ways in which to scaffold instruction for ELLs to help them become successful in the classroom.

Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach

7. Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach

In this lesson, you'll learn about the cognitive academic language learning approach, a method used to help English language learners gain academic fluency in English. Terms are defined, an example is provided, and a short quiz follows.

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