EEC 4604

The activity descriptions provided in this summary of ESOL infused activities or assignments is intended to provide you with information about what pieces of evidence you may include in your TESOL-in-Progress notebook. It thus concentrates on the ESOL component of the activity or assignment, and may not reflect all portions of each class assignment or activity. Carefully read through the entire assignment description in your syllabus to ensure that you fulfill all assignment requirements for this course.

EEC4604_2.0

ESOL Performance Standard(s) and Indicator(s)2.1
Activity ObjectiveTo describe the importance of early childhood education's use of language and how language can be implemented to assist diverse learners, ELLs, and children with disabilities.
Activity DescriptionUse the information from the assigned handouts and readings from previous classes to describe the importance of early childhood educators' use of verbal and non-verbal language in the classroom. How can language be used effectively in a classroom? Give examples of classroom situations and how both forms of language (verbal and non-verbal) can be implemented. Include how you would accommodate ESOL students with both forms of language usage.
ESOL-specific Reading(s)Shin, S.J. (2010). Teaching English language learners: Recommendations for early childhood educators. Retrieved from http://www.southernearlychildhood.org/upload/pdf/Teaching_English_Language_Learners_Recommendations_for_Early_Childhood_Educators_Sarah_J_Shin_Volume_38_Issue_2_2.pdf
Generic Syllabus URLUnder development - Program website
Detailed Assignment Description URLN/A
Electronic Portfolio AssessmentYES

EEC4604_1.0

ESOL Performance Standard(s) and Indicator(s)4.1
Activity ObjectiveTo develop a discipline plan that is appropriate for young children and includes diverse learners, children for whom English is a second language, and children with disabilities.
Activity DescriptionBrief Description: Following the presentations of the guidance philosophies/programs, students will develop a discipline plan which would be appropriate for an Early Childhood classroom, Kindergarten through Grade Three. The discipline plan will accommodate diverse learners including: at least one child with special needs (define the special need), at least one ESOL child, and at least one child with a play problem (define the play problem).
ESOL-specific Reading(s) Shin, S.J. (2010). Teaching English language learners: Recommendations for early childhood educators. Retrieved from http://www.southernearlychildhood.org/upload/pdf/Teaching_English_Language_Learners_Recommendations_for_Early_Childhood_Educators_Sarah_J_Shin_Volume_38_Issue_2_2.pdf
Generic Syllabus URLUnder development - Program website
Detailed Assignment Description URLN/A
Electronic Portfolio AssessmentYES