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ERIC Number: ED150837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Competencies for Teaching Reading and Language Arts in Spanish.
Carrasquillo, Angela L.
This master list describes the competencies that a bilingual education teacher should demonstrate in order to teach reading and language arts in Spanish. These competencies are divided into 12 areas: (1) commitment to the philosophy and principles of bilingual-bicultural education, of which Spanish reading and language arts are a necessary component; (2) knowledge of the Spanish language and proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish; (3) familiarity with the linguistic and cultural systems of Spanish; (4) knowledge of current research in Spanish reading and language arts; (5) knowledge of and skill in employing assessment tools in Spanish reading and language arts; (6) knowledge of the developmental stages of Spanish language acquisition; (7) knowledge of the student's cultural environment and ability to reflect the cultural values of the Spanish learner; (8) knowledge of effective teaching strategies and techniques for instructing Spanish-speaking students; (9) knowledge of effective classroom management techniques; (10) skills in utilizing resources in and out of the school; (11) skills in evaluation procedures; and (12) appreciation of the artistic and aesthetic contributions of Hispanic culture. (CFM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Guidelines, Higher Education, Language Arts, Language Proficiency, Language Skills, Reading Instruction, Spanish, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Role, Teaching Skills
New York State Education Department, Grants Administration Unit, 99 Washington Avenue, Room 1945, Albany, New York 12230 (free)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Authoring Institution: New York State Consortium on Bilingual Education in Colleges and Universities, Albany.
Note: Document prepared by the Consortium's Committee on Reading and Language Arts in Spanish