Assessment of ELLs on the CCSS

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On June 28, 2013
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  • academic language, accommodations, assessment, Common Core, ELL, ELPA21, English as a Second Language, English language learner, language, PARCC, SBAC, Smarter Balanced, students with disabilities, test development, WIDA
In this week’s post, I’ll share some information related to assessing English language learners that I gathered while attending the Council of Chief State School Officers National Conference on Student Assessment last week. You can take a look at the CCSSO NCSA conference program as well as several presentations here.
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Year-End Review: A Recap of our CCSS for ELLs Posts (Part 2)

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On June 28, 2013
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  • Colorin Colorado, Common Core, ELL, English as a Second Language, English language learner, English learners, ESL, language, mathematics, next generation, NGSS, Professional Development, science, Writing
In last week’s post, I shared the first part of the year-end review of our CCSS for ELLs posts. That post focused on the big picture overview of the year’s posts related to implementing the CCSS for ELLs. This week, I’ll give you a recap of instructional considerations and resources for teaching a CCSS-based curriculum to […]
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June 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On June 3, 2013
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  • Advocacy, American Federation of Teachers, collaboration, Common Core, Culture, Education, English as a Second Language, English language learners, English learners, ESL, language, Professional Development, teacher evaluation, TESOL, WIDA, WIDA ACCESS, Writing
Thank you for your interest in DSF Consulting – a firm that provides consulting services for English learners and those who educate them. Here are a few things we were up to in May 2013. Diane’s book Advocating for English Learners: A Guide for Educators (which will be published by Corwin press in September) received rave reviews […]
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