Ch 8: Curriculum Development Overview for ELL Teaching

About This Chapter

Let us help you review curriculum development for ELL teaching with this informative chapter. Our lessons are followed by short, multiple-choice quizzes to test your knowledge and help you prepare for an upcoming exam.

Curriculum Development Overview for ELL Teaching - Chapter Summary

Our instructors present an overview of curriculum development for ELL teaching in this engaging chapter. These lessons cover the curriculum development process and how developmentally appropriate curriculum is best selected. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Identify scope as a part of curriculum development
  • Detail the importance of sequence, continuity and integration in developing curriculum
  • Plan short-range and long-range goals for ESL curriculum
  • Utilize non-biased and inclusive resources in curriculum
  • Include life and multicultural experience into your curriculum
  • Use curriculum review and revision in your development process

These professionally-designed learning tools are a great way for you to study for an exam or catch up on missed class time. Each lesson is accompanied by a quiz that makes a great test prep tool. You can work through this chapter at your own pace and review the lessons as many times as you need. Feel free to reach out to an instructor if you have any questions along the way.

7 Lessons in Chapter 8: Curriculum Development Overview for ELL Teaching
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What Is the Curriculum Development Process?

1. What Is the Curriculum Development Process?

Curriculum development is an important aspect of teaching and learning. This lesson will guide you through the basics of the curriculum development process. You can apply what you learn in this lesson to a variety of content areas and age groups.

How to Select Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum

2. How to Select Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum

Choosing material that is both age and skill-level appropriate can be tricky for any teacher. This lesson explains the concept behind selecting appropriate curriculum and shares methods of determining levels.

Identifying the Scope of Curriculum Development

3. Identifying the Scope of Curriculum Development

Curriculum can be overwhelming if you as a teacher are unable to define its scope. In this lesson, you will learn to identify the scope of curriculum development and think about how the scope impacts your work within a curriculum.

Continuity, Sequence & Integration in Quality Curriculum

4. Continuity, Sequence & Integration in Quality Curriculum

In this lesson, you can learn about three major elements of quality curriculum design. Imagine examples of how to apply these ideas to the classroom, improving your ability to connect past, present, and future learning.

ESL Curriculum Development

5. 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.

Incorporating Inclusive & Non-Biased Resources into Curriculum

6. Incorporating Inclusive & Non-Biased Resources into Curriculum

How do schools ensure that new curricula are inclusive? This lesson reviews steps and strategies schools can use to select curriculum that is fair, accurate, inclusive, and non-biased.

The Importance of Curriculum Review & Revision

7. The Importance of Curriculum Review & Revision

When we develop or choose curricular programs as teachers, we are more successful if we also build in opportunities to evaluate and revise. This lesson explains why evaluation and revision are important and offers some strategies for carrying out these tasks.

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