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Praxis ESL

ESL Praxis prep group 1

CALP - characteristics Formal academic learning; Listening speaking reading (content material); takes 5-7 years (7-10); Comparing classifying, synthesizing, evaluating and inferring; More cognitively demanding
Zone of Proximal Development point where students are ready to be scaffolded.
BICS Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills
LFS Limited Formal Schooling
ESL English as a Second Language
CALP (acronym) Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency
LEP Limited English Proficient
LES Limited English Speaking
FES Fluent English Speaking
NEP Non-English Proficient
NES Non-English Speaking
ELL English Language Learner
ESOL English Speakers of Other Languages
IPT Idea Proficiency Test
LAS Language Assessment Scale
KELPA Kansas English Language Proficiency Assessment
L1 First Language
L2 Second Language
SIOP Sheltered Instructional Observational Protocol
OCR Office of Civil Rights
LAD Language Acquisition Device
IATEFL International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
TESOL Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages
NAFSA National Association of International Educators
ACTFL American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages
homograph 2 or more words with same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings
homonym General term for words with 2 or more meanings
heteronym 2 or more words with same spelling but different meanings. Example: I felt the felt.
homophones words that have same pronunciation but different meanings and spellings
Plyer v. Doe Prohibits states from denying free public education to undocumented children; prohibits schools from requesting documents of status; allowed some states to deny undoc. students instate tuition, scholarships or bar from enrolling in public colleges
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Annual assessments of ELLs in reading and math; annual assessments of progress and proficiency in English. Increases state and local accountability of ELLs progress
Krashen's Theories
Created by: jmceath