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ERIC Number: EJ881090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
Alignment of Standards, Assessment and Instruction: Implications for English Language Learners in Ohio
Mohamud, Abdinur; Fleck, Dan
Theory Into Practice, v49 n2 p129-136 2010
The purpose of this article is to describe the process and development of English Language Proficiency (ELP) standards and assessment in Ohio and to discuss issues related to alignment. The article addresses the importance of alignment among standards, instruction, and assessment, as well as the effect of alignment on students' academic achievement. Additionally, a description is provided of measures used to show relationships among alignment of standards, assessment, instruction, and student outcomes. Finally, the authors review steps taken in Ohio to align ELP standards, content standards, instruction, and assessments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio