Lorraine Valdez Pierce, discussing effective classroom strategies for assessing English language learners. For general information about our webcasts or to be part of our studio audience in Washington D. This webcast is made possible by Pragmatics for language educators chapter 2 pdf Teachers, a division of the American Federation of Teachers, as part of a Colorín Colorado partnership between AFT and Reading Rockets.
This 45-minute webcast is a thorough introduction to assessment for teachers of English language learners. Lorraine Valdez Pierce will also provide practical advice on how ESL and classroom teachers can collaborate when assessing English language learners and making decisions based on those assessments. Tips on record keeping and rubrics are also included. Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University.
She is the Vice President of the Center for Community Educational Excellence at the National Council of La Raza. The articles and books below were chosen by Reading Rockets to help you learn more about this issue. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Reading Rockets’ sister site features information for families and educators of English language learners. Discover how to bridge the gap between equitably assessing linguistic and academic performance.