CBSE 3301 Teaching Biliteracy: Integrated Bilingual Reading Methodologies
2 hours recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits
An integrated approach to teaching biliteracy to all children, including students with special needs, with a primary focus on biliteracy development and reading pedagogies in bilingual (Spanish/English) programs. Appropriate multiple research-validated reading instructional strategies; formal and informal reading assessment methods for evaluating student reading development and improving reading instruction in bilingual settings. Discussion of early literacy development, evidence-based approaches to reading instruction, comprehension strategies, striving readers, differentiation, digital literacies, and computational thinking in literacy and in bilingual settings. Development of culturally sustaining theory as it relates to reading instruction for multilingual learners. Development of a strategies based reading lesson in a bilingual setting. Continuation of portfolio development. Supervised field experiences.
Prerequisite: Childhood and Special Education 2001  and 2002 .
Corequisite: Childhood and Special Education 3202 .
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