Understanding Assessment of ELs
Overview of English Language Proficiency Assessments - Information about the uses of language proficiency assessments from the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)
Stanford’s Understanding Language Policy Papers - Addresses challenges and opportunities for assessing ELs in relation to content.
Classroom Assessment Tools
Using Informal Assessments for English Language Learners - Presents methods for informally assessing ELs.
Formative Assessment of Language, Content, Thinking Skills - Includes tools for assessing student conversations.
Performance Assessment - A short video on the role of performance assessment in content learning and language development.