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  1. 1. WELCOME TO TEACHING MAKES A WORLD OF A DIFFERENCE! BECAUSE TEACHING MATTERS       PROFESSOR SNYDER http://eslexcel.com/default.aspx http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/21274 http://professorsnyder.spokenskills.com/ http://eslexcellence.googlepages.com
  2. 2. Standards Aligned Instruction Emphasis on      ESL INSTRUCTION By: Ms. Snyder, MSED TESOL NYS Certified and Licensed Education Administrator
  3. 3. Topics discussed: <ul><ul><li>What Are Standards? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The NYS Learning Standards: Summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL Standards: Summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components of an Effective Education Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/Bilingual Education Compliance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL Bilingual Program Description </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL Bilingual Education Instructional Goals: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced and Transitional </li></ul>
  4. 4. Topics Discussed: <ul><ul><li>ESL/Bilingual Education Program Management: Needs Assessment and Evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/Bilingual Education Supplemental Placement Tests and Forms for classroom or school use, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/ Bilingual Education Course Descriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/Bilingual Education Lesson Plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/ Bilingual Education Recommended Books with lessons </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Topics Discussed: <ul><ul><li>ESL/Bilingual Education: Parent Letters, Spanish and English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/Bilingual Education Instructional Assessment Approaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/Bilingual Education Course Evaluations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample ESL Lesson Plans for a Successful Evaluation </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What Are Academic Standards? <ul><ul><li>Academic Standards are a combination of principles that are supposed to make clear what students should learn and what teachers should teach. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards developed by state departments of education have been developed to demonstrate what they expect of all students in the in the major 7 content areas discussed later. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards are supposed to hold all parts of the education environment accountable for results. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What Are Academic Standards? <ul><ul><li>Performance Standards are the expected performance of students on measures of academic achievement. An example of a performance standard is the expectation that all students will score a minimum of 80% correct on a performance-based assessment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please note all students are expected to meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards. This is an extremely difficult task for the beginning level ESL teacher, but can be done with the proper resources, checks and balances systems, dedication and commitment to education. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The New York State Learning Standards There are 7 content areas that have New York State Standards. It is wise to be familiar with them.
  9. 9. The New York State Learning Standards The 7 content areas are: <ul><ul><li>Health, physical Education and Home economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English Language Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematics, Science, and Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Languages Other Than English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Development and Occupational Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The arts </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. The New York State Learning Standards: Number of Standards for Each Each content area has a different number of standards. Health, physical Education 3 Standards English language Arts 4 Standards Mathematics, Science, and Technology 7 Standards Languages Other Than English 2 Standards Social Studies 5 Standards Career Development and Operational Studies 3 Standards The Arts 4 Standards
  11. 11. The New York State Learning Standards There are 3 levels.     ELEMENTARY     INTERMEDIATE     COMMENCEMENT
  12. 12. The New York State Learning Standards The 3 levels are divided accordingly: Grades 9-12 Grades 6-8 Grades K-5 High School Middle School Primary School COMMENCEMENT INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY
  13. 13. ESL Standards <ul><ul><li>Goal 1: To use English to communicate in social settings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 1: Students will use English to participate in social interactions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 2: Students will interact in, through, and with spoken and written English for personal expression and enjoyment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 3: Students will use learning strategies to extend their communicative competence. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. ESL Standards <ul><ul><li>Goal 2: To use English to achieve academically in all content areas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 1: Students will use English to interact in the classroom. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 2: Students will use English to obtain, process, construct, and provide subject matter information in spoken and written form. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 3: Students will use appropriate learning strategies to construct and apply academic knowledge. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. ESL Standards <ul><ul><li>Goal 3: To use English in socially and culturally appropriate ways. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 1: Students will use appropriate language variety, register, and genre according to audience, purpose, and setting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 2: Students will use nonverbal communication appropriate to audience, purpose, and setting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 3: Students will use appropriate learning strategies to extend their sociolinguistic and socio-cultural competence </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Levels of Language Development Considerations for assigning students to levels using percentile scores on an English Language measure. Placement decisions should consider student age, maturity, native language proficiency, and grade level. See: Snyder’s Placement Package. 1% 13% 20% 30% Beginning Intermediate Advanced Transitional 16% 23% 33% 40%
  17. 17.     FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [email_address]       ESL CONSULTANT SERVICES AVAILABLE  PLEASE VISIT: PROFESSOR SNYDER , MSED, TESOL http://eslexcel.com/default.aspx http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/21274 http://professorsnyder.spokenskills.com/ http://eslexcellence.googlepages.com   THE END!

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