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|EDUC 456 - Language and Literacy: Across the Curriculum (EY)|
In this course, students will study the role of language as a medium of teaching and learning in the early years, and develop approaches to integrating spoken and written language across subject areas such as language arts, math, music, science, and social studies. The course includes a substantive focus on English as a Second Language/English as a Second Dialect. Other topics include: classroom discourse, construction of meaning, narratives and journals, writing and cognition, and diverse oral traditions. The course includes a practical focus on learning to use effective instructional language, designing thematic instruction, creating literacy-rich classroom environments, providing diverse routes to learning, and managing student discussion in whole-class and small-group contexts.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam