May 27, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3122 - Sheltered English Immersion

3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every semester.

This course prepares teacher candidates with the knowledge and skills to effectively shelter their content instruction for English learners. They will demonstrate knowledge of the difference between social and academic language and the importance of this difference in planning, differentiating, and delivering effective instruction for English learners at various levels of English language proficiency and literacy. Emphasis is on ensuring that our growing population of English learners (ELs) can access curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy. After successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to plan and implement lessons that set high expectations and make knowledge accessible for all students, become proficient in communicating in a culturally competent manner, value students’ diverse backgrounds and native languages, and collaborate with families to best support their students. Required for all Education Initial Licensure Programs. Students who are not in SPED 4000  or EDUC 3740   are required to complete 25 hours of pre-practicum.

Prerequisite(s): Passage of the Communication & Literacy Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) and as deemed appropriate by program advisor. For all Early Childhood Education PreK-2, Elementary Education, and Special Education majors: successful passage of all MTELs. For all middle level and secondary licensure majors: successful passage of Stage II review.

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