TExES Bilingual Education Supplemental Standards

TExES Bilingual Education Supplemental Standards The TExES Bilingual Education Supplemental (164) examination is required to assess the requisite knowledge and skills that an entry-level educator in the Texas public schools must posses based on six Bilingual Education Standards. These standards are articulated as a domain with four competencies. Bilingual Education Standard II: The bilingual education […]

Road Map to Effective Biliteracy Instruction

Road Map to Effective Biliteracy Instruction Jill Kerper Mora Below is a “road map” for biliteracy teachers through the modules and resources on the MoraModules website for teachers who wish to enhance their knowledge base and repertoire of curriculum design and instructional strategies for promoting language and literacy development and content knowledge with bilingual learners. […]

The Reclassification Debate

The Reclassification Debate This analysis is presented in response to policy recommendations regarding the reclassification of English Learners from Limited English Proficient (LEP) status to Fluent English Proficient (FEP) status. The State Board of Education (2005) has established multiple criteria for reclassification, including students’ scores on the California English Language Development Test (CELDT) and measures […]