Language and Linguistics
Candidates are proficient at the advanced level in French (as defined by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines) and understand underlying linguistic elements of French.
Language Acquisition Theory
Understand basic language acquisition theory, create supportive learning environments, and use a variety of instructional techniques.
Plan instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, and goals.
Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate performance, identify needs, provide feedback, and adjust instructional strategies.
Reflect on instructional choices and actions and foster relationships with school colleagues, parents, and the larger community. Seek opportunities to develop professionally and to strengthen language and cultural competencies.