A New Accommodations Manual Contains a table of contents that clearly identifies sections focused on English language learner parameters. Pages 41-57 ! Appendices B (P. 63) and C (P. 66)
What’s new for our English language learners in 2011? Addition of the following accommodations: – Picture dictionary – Customized dual language glossary (English/Spanish) – Pocket word-to-word translator (P. 3)
What’s new for our English language learners in 2011? Removal of the following accommodations due to potential for changing the concept being measured: – Picture dictionary – Customized dual language glossary (English/Spanish) – Pocket word-to-word translator (P. 3)
PED Training Because I do not generally like to reinvent the wheel… The following 3 slides come from the original district test coordinator training provided by PED.
Procedures for Identifying Our English Language Learners (P. 43)
Accommodations for ELLs Designed to enable students to overcome linguistic and cultural barriers that hinder their demonstration of academic achievment.
Accommodations for ELLs Should be based on a student’s:
Appropriate and Effective Accommodations Based on Language Proficiency Native language accommodations are most effective for students at beginning or emerging levels of English proficiency. Students at an intermediate level of English proficiency will benefit from a wider range of written and oral accommodations. (P. 45)