ERIC Number: EJ555311
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Authenticity and Advocacy in Assessment: Bilingual Students in Special Education.
Ruiz, Nadeen T.; Enguidanos, Tomas
Primary Voices K-6, v5 n3 p35-46 Aug 1997
Argues that assessment must be authentic and occur in optimal contexts, and that such assessment should help teachers make instructional decisions. Describes the dramatically accelerated learning of a 10-year-old boy in a learning-handicapped classroom after his teacher worked intensively with the Optimal Learning Environment project and began to teach and assess literacy development in new ways. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Learning in Inclusive Communities. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.