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ERIC Number: ED492960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 37
Abstractor: ERIC
Guidelines for the Inclusion of English Language Learners (ELLs) in K-12 Assessments
Iowa Department of Education
This document provides guidelines for the inclusion of English Language Learners (ELLs) in K-12 assessments. Twenty questions and answers are provided, along with a list of references. The following are appended: (1) Placement Tools for English Language Learners; (2) Definitions; (3) Typical Bilingual Program Designs; (4) Typical ESL Program Models; (5) Language Acquisition Stages; (6) Iowa Title III Enrollment Descriptors; (7) Cross Referencing Language Proficiency Levels and Reasonable Expectations of English Language Learners in Content Areas; and (8) TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Goals. (Contains 2 figures and 1 footnote.)
Iowa Department of Education. Grimes State Office Building, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146. Tel: 515-281-5294; Fax: 515-242-5988; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A