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Language Proficiency Assessments in Florida - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, we've provided lessons on the language proficiency assessment used in Florida. You'll review informing ELL instruction, sharing assessment data and the requirements in Florida for ESOL programs. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Explain the ways ELL students are identified
- Outline the federal and Florida requirements for English as a second language programs
- Inform ELL instruction by analyzing results from assessments
- Share assessment data with students and stakeholders
You can review the lessons as many times as needed, any time that's convenient. Each lesson is accompanied by a short quiz, and we've also included a test at the end of the chapter so you can test your understanding of the chapter as a whole.. Submit your questions through the Dashboard to get help from our subject matter experts.
1. How Are ELL Students Identified?
In this lesson, you will learn about the procedures that school districts use to identify English language learner (ELL) students and provide them with an appropriate method of instruction.
2. Florida & Federal Requirements for ESOL Programs
The State of Florida has adopted detailed requirements for their ESOL programs that line up the Federal requirements. Complete this lesson to learn about the identification, reclassification, and exit process for Florida ESOL programs.
3. Analyzing Results to Inform Instruction in ELL
When you look at your students' scores or grades, you might wonder how you can use them to plan for lessons that lead to the academic progress of your students. This lesson discusses how you can analyze results and use them for lesson planning.
4. Sharing Assessment Data with Students & Stakeholders
In this lesson, we will discuss some of the misunderstandings stakeholders have about testing and score reports to identify ways that teachers can prepare to communicate outcomes of student assessments with students, parents, and colleagues.
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Other chapters within the FTCE ESOL K-12 (047): Practice & Study Guide course
- Cultural Elements & Adaptation
- How Cultural Differences Impact Students
- Promoting Multicultural Sensitivity & Diversity in the Classroom
- Elements of Language
- Teaching Components of Language for ELL
- Second Language Acquisition & Development
- Language Functions, Skills & Proficiency
- Second Language Literacy Development
- Literacy & Language Research
- Models of ELL Instruction
- ESOL Instructional Approaches
- Teaching Speaking & Listening Skills
- Writing Skills Instruction
- Instructional Strategies for ELL Classrooms
- Selecting & Adapting Instructional Materials for ELL Students
- Technology in ELL Instruction
- ELL Rights & Court Cases in Florida
- ELL Assessment Issues
- ELL Learners with Exceptionalities
- Classroom-Based Assessments of ELL Students
- Collaboration & Advocacy for ELL
- Professional Development Organizations & Resources for ESOL Teachers
- FTCE ESOL K-12 Flashcards