ERIC Number: ED492960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
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.)
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Limited English Speaking, Student Evaluation, Bilingual Education, Program Design, Models, Guidelines, Student Placement, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency, Language Teachers, Culture Fair Tests, Inclusive Schools, Alternative Assessment, Evaluation Methods
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: http://www.state.ia.us/educate/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.