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Types of ELL Student Assessment - Chapter Summary
If you need to quickly review different types of ELL student assessment, check out this comprehensive ELL instruction chapter. Our bite-sized lessons break down the differences between formal, informal, performance-based and alternative ELL assessments. You'll also review applicable Illinois learning standards regarding ELL student assessment. Upon completion of the chapter, you'll be equipped to:
- Compare formal and informal assessments
- Describe the components of performance-based assessments for ELL students
- Identify alternative ELL student assessments
- Understand the purpose of peer assessment and student self-assessment
- Assess ELL students according to Illinois learning standards
- Use technology in student assessment
Each lesson comes with a short quiz, and you can reinforce your understanding of the material by taking the chapter exam. If you have any questions about these ELL student assessments, feel free to submit them to our instructors online. The chapter is available at any time that fits your schedule, and you can study on any device that has an Internet connection.
1. Formal Assessments: Examples & Types
Formal assessments are tests that systematically measure how well a student has mastered learning outcomes. Learn more about formal assessments and test your knowledge with a quiz.
2. Informal Assessments for English Language Learners
Informal assessments are a valuable way to check student progress in a relaxed setting. This lesson provides teachers with informal assessments specifically designed for use with ELLs (English language learners).
3. Performance-Based Assessments for English Language Learners
In this lesson, teachers will learn about implementing performance-based assessments in the classroom. Performance-based assessments are ideal for English language learner (ELL) students who have limited English proficiency.
4. Alternative Assessments for English Language Learners
Alternative assessments allow English language learner (ELL) students to demonstrate their learning. In this lesson, teachers of ELL students will learn some strategies for offering alternative assessments in their classroom.
5. Student Self-Assessment & Peer Assessment
Student self-assessment and peer assessment are useful tools to help students learn important reflection and critical thinking skills. This lesson will review how self-assessment and peer assessment can be used in your classroom.
6. Using Technology in Student Assessments
How have technologies changed the way teachers assess students? Today, teachers use various strategies monitoring and assessing student progress, maintaining records, and communicating progress.
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Other chapters within the ILTS English as a New Language (125): Practice & Study Guide course
- Linguistics for Second Language Learners
- Language Acquisition Overview
- Learning Theory, Styles & Development
- ELL Teaching & Learning Theories
- Developing Inclusive Learning Environments
- Teaching Students with Diverse Needs
- Illinois Learning Standards
- Curriculum Development Overview for ELL Teaching
- ELL Instructional Strategies
- Student Motivation & Engagement
- Classroom & Group Management
- Classroom Communication Techniques
- Using Technology for Teaching ELL
- Analyzing & Interpreting ELL Student Assessment
- ELL Teachers as Student Advocates
- School Collaboration & Community Building for ELL Teachers
- Professional Development & Reflective Practice
- ILTS English as a New Language Flashcards