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English and Assessment - Shambles.net
Very informative site full of links to other sites on rubrics, projects, literacy, etc.
Practical Ideas on Alternative Assessment for ESL Students
Very good article.
Guidelines for the Assessment of English Language Learners
An excellent 28-page guide from America's Educational Testing Service
Assessment Strategies for Differentiated Instruction
Analysis, information and a bibliography of resources.
Comprehensive Assessment - How Should We Measure Student Learning?
Videos, real-life examples and lots of great resources on assessments from the George Lucas Educational Foundation.
Assessment and Rubric Information
Useful list from Kathy Schrock.
Assessment Strategies and Definitions
A website full of information about assessment strategies.
What is Authentic Assessment?
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."
Critical Issues in Assessment - NCREL
Articles and resources from the USA's North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.
Good collection of links for assessments in English Language Arts and other areas.
Assessment feedback to students
Excellent six-page review.
Ongoing Assessment - Harvard University
Lots of information behind the links on this page.
Derek's Blog - Assessment Using Technology
Interesting blog post from Derek Wenmoth.
Aligning Learning Activities and Assessment Strategies in the ESL Classroom
Excellent article by Robert F. Tambini of Centenary College, New Jersey, USA.
An Introduction to Comprehensive Assessment
A 3-minute 38 second video.
Assessment Projects - University of Central Lancashire
"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."
University of Central Lancashire
Links to different assessment projects from the University of Central Lancashire.
Assessment & Reporting
Information and links on assessment from the Western Australia government.
Videos, forums and chat on literacy assessments.
English language assessment test - World English
"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."
English Language Skills Assessment
Information from Wikipedia.
Critical Issue: Rethinking Assessment and Its Role in Supporting Educational Reform
An excellent, informative page from the USA's North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.
Florida - Comprehensive English Language Learning Assessment (CELLA)
"A tool to measure the progress of English Language Learners (ELLs) proficiency in English"
Formative and Summative Assessments in the Classroom
A very good analysis of two different types of assessment.
Formative vs. Summative Assessments
A short description on the differences.
An informative article from the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development English/Language Arts Framework.
Suggested Assessment Strategies
An informative article from Canada's BC Ministry of Education.
Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles
Informative page from the USA's National Institute for Literacy.
Assessment of English Language Learners
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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