CD 56
Understanding and Working with English Learners

Course Description

Developmental and cultural examination of the dual language learner in early childhood programs. Theories and developmental sequence of bilingual language acquisition. Role of teacher and methods for supporting the young English learner. (This course meets National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standard 4b: Teaching and learning: Using developmentally effective approaches; National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Early childhood/Generalist Standard II: Equity, Fairness and Diversity; Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Special Education Content Standards, Standard 2: Development & Characteristics of Learners; Standard 6: Language. California Early Child Educators Competencies: Culture, Diversity and Equity and Dual Language Development.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00324 CD 56 1 ·T····· 01:30 PM-04:20 PM Nellie Vargas CD1-10

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-01-07 to 2019-03-29.

Course Details

3 Units
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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