• Session One: Understanding My Role as an Assessor
  • Session Two: Developing Understanding through Media
  • Session Three: Designing Assessment Using Standards for Effective Pedagogy
  • Session Four : Considering Alternative Assessments in Relationship to ELs
  • Session Five: Designing and Developing Assessments
  • Session Six: Debating and Responding to Assessment Issues
  • Session Seven: Developing Knowledge for Practice and Advocacy
  • Session Eight : Revealing My Learning
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  • HW 3.4 Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement


    Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

    Understand issues of assessment and accommodation and will use a variety of measurement tools to evaluate English language learners for placement, proficiency and instruction.

    Assessment: 50 pts.

    Due: Session 4

    Teachers can use their understanding about how to adjust assessments to support all students in gaining access to assessment, particularly ELs. 

    Students are learning about English Language Learner assessment practices. Now they will read Chapter 3 in the Gottlieb book in step 1 below.


    1. Read chapter three in Gottlieb, M. (2016). Assessment of English Language Learners: The Bridge to Educational Equity. In Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges from language proficiency to academic achievement (CH 3). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

    Click the following link to download the Gottlieb Reading Guide for Ch 3.

    2.Write your answers to the following questions:

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    Access it online or download it at https://open.byu.edu/diverse_assessment/HW_3.4.