Assessing English Language Learners: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

Assessing English Language Learners: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

By: Margo H. Gottlieb (author)Mixed Media

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This all-in-one solution provides facilitators with the resources they need for effective staff development in assessment of English Language Learners. The accompanying DVD features acclaimed educator and consultant, Margo Gottlieb, who guides teachers through the complex landscape of ELL assessment within the larger context of current-day educational assessment. The multimedia package also includes Gottlieb's groundbreaking book, Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges from Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement, and a facilitator's guide to link the content of Gottlieb's book with the video/DVD segments.

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About Author

Margo Gottlieb, Ph.D., is Co-founder and Lead Developer for WIDA at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin- Madison and Director, Assessment and Evaluation, for the Illinois Resource Center. She has spearheaded the crafting of language development standards and has designed assessments, curricular frameworks, and instructional assessment systems for language learners. Starting her career as an inner city ESL and bilingual teacher in Chicago, she has since worked with thousands of educators to share in professional learning with states, school districts, publishers, governments, universities, and organizations. Margo has servied on numerous national and state expert panels, advisory boards, and committees. Throughout the years Margo has traveled extensively to present in American Samoa, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, the Commonweath of the Northern Mariana Islands, Finland, Guam, Italy, Jakarta, Mexico, Panama, Singapore, South Korea, Taipei, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom as well as close to home across the United States. Margo's publications span over 60 articles, technical reports, monographs, chapters, and encyclopedia entries. Her most recent books include: Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Definitions and Contexts (with G. Ernst-Slavit, 2014), a foundational book for the series Promoting Content and Language Learning (a compendium of three mathematics and three English language arts volumes co-edited with G. Ernst-Slavit, 2014, 2013), Common Language Assessment for English Learners (2012), Paper to Practice: Using the TESOL's English Language Proficiency Standards in PreK-12 Classrooms (with A. Katz & G. Ernst-Slavit, 2009); and Assessment and Accountability in Language Education Programs: A Guide for Administrators and Teachers (with D. Nguyen, 2007).


About the Author Introduction How to Use the Guide How to Use the Video/DVD How to Use the PowerPoint Slides Additional Resources for Facilitators Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Facilitator's Guide to Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement 1. Assessment of English Language Learners: The Bridge to Educational Equity 2. Standards and Assessment: The Bridge From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement 3. Assessing Oral Language and Literacy Development: The Bridge From Social Language Proficiency to Academic Language Proficiency 4. Assessing Academic Language Proficiency and Academic Achievement: The Bridge to Accountability 5. Classroom Assessment: The Bridge to Educational Parity 6. Documenting Performance Assessment: The Bridge From Teachers to Classrooms 7. Supports for Student, Classroom, and Large-Scale Assessment: The Bridge to Student Understanding 8. Standardized Testing and Reporting: The Bridge to Fair and Valid Assessment 9: Grading Systems: The Bridge to the Future Sample Workshop Agendas Agenda: Half-Day workshop Plan Agenda: One-Day Workshop Plan Chapter-by-Chapter Activity Sheets Workshop Evaluation Form

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412970235
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781412970235
  • weight: 1497
  • ISBN10: 1412970237

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