publication . Article . 2015

Metalinguistic knowledge at play: using Common Core enEspañol to develop teaching-specific Spanish competencies in bilingual teacher education in the U.S.A

Aquino-Sterling, Cristian R.,;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015
  • Publisher: Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica
Abstract
Abstract:The present article describes how "Common Core enEspañol" (CC-E) standards can be employed as didactic resources for facilitating the development of teaching-specific (professional) Spanish competencies in bilingual teacher education. After describing the U.S. context of CC-E, and addressing the language and metalinguistic demands these new standards denote for K-12 students and teachers, the author provides a description of a content-based and task-based instructional activity implemented in a bilingual teacher education course he designed and facilitated. The activity served to develop future bilingual teachers' metalinguistic knowledge (difference be...
Subjects
free text keywords: Bilingual teacher education, United States of America, Common Core enEspañol, contentbased and task-based language teaching, teaching-specific Spanish, educación de profesores bilingües, Estados Unidos de América, Núcleo Común en Español, didáctica de idiomas basada en tareas y basada en contenidos, enseñanza del español específico
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