Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement / Edition 1

Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement / Edition 1

by Margo Gottlieb
ISBN-10:
0761988890
ISBN-13:
9780761988892
Pub. Date:
01/28/2006
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Overview

Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement / Edition 1

Discover how to bridge the gap between equitably assessing linguistic and academic performance!

This well-documented text examines the unique needs of the growing population of English language learners (ELLs) and describes strategies for implementing instructional assessment of language and content. With both depth and breadth, the author articulates how to equitably and comprehensively assess the language proficiency and academic achievement of ELLs. Both practicing and aspiring educators will benefit from:

  • Rubrics, charts, checklists, surveys, and other ready-to-use tools
  • Professional development activities
  • An integrated approach to teaching standards, language, and content
  • Guidance on how best to address standardized testing and grading

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761988892
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2006
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 131,364
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword by Else Hamayan
Preface
About the Author
1. Assessment of English Language Learners: The Bridge to Educational Equity
2. Standards and Assessment: The Bridge From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement
3. Assessing Oral Language and Literacy Development: The Bridge From Social Language Proficiency to Academic Language Proficiency
4. Assessing Academic Language Proficiency and Academic Achievement: The Bridge to Accountability
5. Classroom Assessment: The Bridge to Educational Parity
6. Documenting Performance Assessment: The Bridge From Teachers to Classrooms
7. Supports for Student, Classroom, and Large-Scale Assessment: The Bridge to Student Understanding
8. Standardized Testing and Reporting: The Bridge to Fair and Valid Assessment
9. Grading Systems: The Bridge to the Future
Glossary
References
Index

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