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1.

English and Assessment - Shambles.net
http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/EnglishP/engassess/

Very informative site full of links to other sites on rubrics, projects, literacy, etc.

 
2.

Practical Ideas on Alternative Assessment for ESL Students
http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content2/practical.assessment.4.html

Very good article.

 
3.

Guidelines for the Assessment of English Language Learners
http://www.ets.org/Media/About_ETS/pdf/ELL_Guidelines.pdf

An excellent 28-page guide from America's Educational Testing Service

 
4.

Assessment Strategies for Differentiated Instruction
http://boe.ming.k12.wv.us/teachers/di/di_rubrics/introduction%20to%20DI%20assessment.htm

Analysis, information and a bibliography of resources.

 
5.

Comprehensive Assessment - How Should We Measure Student Learning?
http://www.edutopia.org/assessment-overview?gclid=COmi6fXcjaECFdFW2godb2bTNw

Videos, real-life examples and lots of great resources on assessments from the George Lucas Educational Foundation.

 
6.

Assessment and Rubric Information
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/assess.html

Useful list from Kathy Schrock.

 
7.

Assessment Strategies and Definitions
http://www.rmcdenver.com/useguide/assessme/definiti.htm

A website full of information about assessment strategies.

 
8.

What is Authentic Assessment?
http://jonathan.mueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/whatisit.htm

Informative website created by Jonathan Mueller of North Central College, Illinois on assessments. Includes "the Authentic Assessment Toolbox, a how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics and standards for measuring and improving student learning."

 
9.

Critical Issues in Assessment - NCREL
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/as0cont.htm

Articles and resources from the USA's North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.

 
10.

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/assess.html
http://ozpk.tripod.com/assess.html

Good collection of links for assessments in English Language Arts and other areas.

 
11.

Assessment feedback to students
http://www.bath.ac.uk/learningandteaching/cop/qastatements/QAX/assessmentfeedback.pdf

Excellent six-page review.

 
12.

Assessment as Feedback - Grant Wiggins
http://www.newhorizons.org/strategies/assess/wiggins.htm

Analysis of giving assessments as a form of feedback.

 
13.

Ongoing Assessment - Harvard University
http://learnweb.harvard.edu/alps/modules/help.cfm?help_id=help504

Lots of information behind the links on this page.

 
14.

Derek's Blog - Assessment Using Technology
http://blog.core-ed.net/derek/2010/05/assessment-using-technology.html

Interesting blog post from Derek Wenmoth.

 
15.

Aligning Learning Activities and Assessment Strategies in the ESL Classroom
http://iteslj.org/Articles/Tambini-Aligning.html

Excellent article by Robert F. Tambini of Centenary College, New Jersey, USA.

 
16.

An Introduction to Comprehensive Assessment
http://www.edutopia.org/comprehensive-assessment-introduction-video

A 3-minute 38 second video.

 
17.

Assessment Projects - University of Central Lancashire
http://www.english.heacademy.ac.uk/explore/projects/archive/assess/index.php

"An examination of a variety of methods for integrating language and literature within final year modules at the University of Central Lancashire and at other institutions. A secondary purpose will be to evaluate assessment methods."

 
18.

University of Central Lancashire
http://www.english.heacademy.ac.uk/explore/projects/archive/assess/index.php

Links to different assessment projects from the University of Central Lancashire.

 
19.

Assessment & Reporting
http://www.det.wa.edu.au/education/cip/learntech/ar/

Information and links on assessment from the Western Australia government.

 
20.

Literacy AssessNet
http://www.groups.edna.edu.au/course/view.php?id=286

Videos, forums and chat on literacy assessments.

 
21.

English language assessment test - World English
http://www.world-english.org/english_test.htm

"Here is a comprehensive language test to test your current level of English. It tests your listening, grammar and reading skills and then gives you a rating between beginner and advanced."

 
22.

English Language Skills Assessment
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Language_Skills_Assessment

Information from Wikipedia.

 
23.

Critical Issue: Rethinking Assessment and Its Role in Supporting Educational Reform
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/assment/as700.htm

An excellent, informative page from the USA's North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.

 
24.

Florida - Comprehensive English Language Learning Assessment (CELLA)
http://www.fldoe.org/aala/cELLa.asp

"A tool to measure the progress of English Language Learners (ELLs) proficiency in English"

 
25.

Formative and Summative Assessments in the Classroom
http://www.nmsa.org/Publications/WebExclusive/Assessment/tabid/1120/Default.aspx

A very good analysis of two different types of assessment.

 
26.

Formative vs. Summative Assessments
http://fcit.usf.edu/assessment/basic/basica.html

A short description on the differences.

 
27.

Instructional Assessment
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/frameworks/langarts/40instru.htm

An informative article from the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development English/Language Arts Framework.

 
28.

Suggested Assessment Strategies
http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/ela1112/elaass.htm

An informative article from Canada's BC Ministry of Education.

 
29.

Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles
http://www.nifl.gov/readingprofiles/MC_Word_Meaning.htm

Informative page from the USA's National Institute for Literacy.

 
30.

Assessment of English Language Learners
http://www.colorincolorado.org/webcasts/assessment

Webcast featuring Dr. Lorraine Valdez Pierce, discussing effective classroom strategies for assessing English language learners. The site also has lots of resources.

 



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