Assessing English learners appropriately is a challenging task for many teachers. Knowing how much to expect them to be able to do in their new language is difficult, but that doesn’t negate the need to find out what they know about the content that has been taught. How have you addressed this issue?
- Share your assessment successes so we can learn from you.
- What challenges do you still face with assessment? Maybe someone in the Dear Dr. Mooney community can help!
Read more about one way to begin designing effective assessments for ELs in Assessing English Learners: Getting Started.