Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

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This is the first book to present a practical, problem-solving approach and hands-on tools and techniques for assessing English-language learners and culturally diverse students in K-12 settings. It meets a crucial need among practitioners and special educators working in today's schools. Provided are research-based, step-by-step procedures for conducting effective interviews with students, parents, and teachers; making the best use of interpreters; addressing special issues in the prereferral process; and conducting accurate, unbiased assessments of academic achievement, intellectual functioning, language proficiency, and acculturation. Among the book's special features are reproducible worksheets, questionnaires, and checklists--including several in both English and Spanish--in a ready-to-use, large-size format. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.Other instructional programs available to LEP students include the following four types of bilingual education: English as a second language (ESL), transitional/ early-exit, maintenance/ late-exit, and two-way/dual. These types of bilingualanbsp;...

Title:Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
Author:Robert L. Rhodes, Salvador Hector Ochoa, Samuel O. Ortiz
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2005


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