ELL Assessment

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Cassandra ESL 223N March 31, 2012 Mary Beth Nipp, Instructor ELL Assessments In my research of the ELL Assessment, the Alabama Department of Education is committed to supporting scientifically research-based and effective appropriate programs, practices, training, and accountability so that all students can become proficient in English and can achieve the state’s academic content and student academic achievement standards ( ALDE, 2011). The Alabama Department of Education provides all students with an equal opportunity to benefit from many educational programs and services (ALDE, 2011). Title III was implemented by ALDE for Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students, for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (ALDE, 2011). It also was responsible for the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in which it prohibited discrimination in programs and activities that received federal financial assistance and could not…show more content…
The assessment should be both formal and informal. For informal, the teacher may use observations for questions and students notes, and formal will be for the use of tests and essays. The teacher can track the student’s problem area and can adapt the lessons and help the student. All assessments need to be prepared to actively engage student’s in the lessons. When assessing an ELL students’ performance, there must be group work that will be close to the real world like problem solving and personal communication. The English language development is monitored overtime by the teacher’s observations and the student’s self-assessments. The assessments are used at every level of the learning process. Both the teacher and student will benefit from the initial results and the ongoing
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