Assessing English Language Learners Multimedia Kit

Author: Margo Gottlieb
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9781412970235
Size: 11.14 MB
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Help participants use assessments that promote bilingual proficiency and educational equity for English language learners! Designed around the best-selling book, this comprehensive multimedia presentation offers staff developers the materials to help teachers equitably assess the language proficiency and academic achievement of English language learners (ELLs). Facilitators and participants will examine an assessment framework for ELLs and explore issues that include: Assessments for listening, speaking, reading, and writing Differentiated instruction and assessment in math, science, and social studies The effectiveness of rubrics for ELLs Grading policies and their implications for ELLs Standards-based performance measures that complement standardized tools for ELLs Includes: VHS Videotape (47 min.), DVD, CD-ROM With PowerPoint Slides, Facilitator’s Guide, Companion Book

Common Language Assessment For English Learners

Author: Margo Gottlieb
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1936764318
Size: 72.83 MB
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Learn how to plan, implement, and evaluate common language assessments for your English learners. With this step-by-step guide, teachers, school leaders, and administrators will find organizing principles, lead questions, and action steps all directing you toward collaborative assessment. Yield meaningful information for and about EL learning preferences, build student self-assessment, and inform your instructional decision making based on reliable results.

Assessing English Language Learners

Author: Margo Gottlieb
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452239681
Size: 35.75 MB
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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

Breaking Through

Author: Margarita Calderon
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1936765373
Size: 34.84 MB
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Utilizing new research and field studies, this book provides a whole-school approach to helping English learners achieve academically while they learn English. Discover why ELs learn better when language, literacy, and subject matter are integrated, and learn how to prepare all teachers in a school to meet the needs of this growing student population.

Making Mathematics Accessible To English Learners

Author: John Carr
Publisher: WestEd
ISBN: 0914409689
Size: 18.28 MB
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This practical book helps middle and high school mathematics teachers effectively reach English learners in their classrooms. Designed for teachers who have had limited preparation for teaching mathematics to English learners, the guide offers an integrated approach to teaching mathematics content and English language skills, including guidance on best instructional practices from the field, powerful and concrete strategies for teaching mathematics content along with academic language, and sample lesson scenarios that can be implemented immediately in any mathematics class. It includes: Rubrics to help teachers identify the most important language skills at five ELD levels Practical guidance and tips from the field Seven scaffolding strategies for differentiating instruction Seven tools to promote mathematical language Assessment techniques and accommodations to lower communication barriers for English learners Three integrated lesson scenarios demonstrating how to combine and embed these various strategies, tools, techniques, and approaches Chapter topics include teaching inquiry-based mathematics, understanding first and second language development, teaching the language of mathematics, scaffolding mathematics learning, and applying strategies in the classroom.

Teacher Teams That Get Results

Author: Gayle H. Gregory
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280789
Size: 51.41 MB
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A comprehensive set of tools for achieving lasting results and sustaining a professional learning community! To help sustain the ongoing success of professional learning communities, this comprehensive resource provides an illustrated collection of ready-to-use tools and examples of plans in action for results-oriented faculty and staff meetings. Demonstrating how to use each of the 61 strategies, the authors show you how to: Create a growth-oriented climate that encourages feedback and builds trust Share knowledge and skills to expand and optimize results Build resilience, develop creative solutions, and manage change Determine priorities and create excellence when setting goals, tying data to practice, and analyzing results

The Parallel Curriculum

Author: Carol Ann Tomlinson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761945598
Size: 12.50 MB
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The Parallel Curriculum Model can be used for students working at a basic level of skill and understanding, as well as for high-ability students ready for more complex learning options.

The Parallel Curriculum Multimedia Kit

Author: Carol Ann Tomlinson
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9781412976367
Size: 67.48 MB
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Use the PCM model to help educators refine their understanding of a high-quality, comprehensive curriculum! Demonstrate how the Parallel Curriculum Model (PCM) can enhance curriculum and dramatically improve learning and achievement for diverse groups of students. Using this comprehensive multimedia kit, you will be able to lead discussions about: The four parallels of curriculum: Core Curriculum, Curriculum of Connections, Curriculum of Practice, and Curriculum of Identity Lesson units that include some or all four parallels 11 key components for high-quality curriculum design and implementation The Ascending Intellectual Demand (AID) concept for supporting student development Assessment as a vital PCM practice Includes: DVD (69 min.), Facilitator’s Guide, CD-ROM, Companion Book