- NCLB A Catch-22 for Language Learners
November 2006 | Volume 64 | Number 3 NCLB: Taking Stock, Looking Forward Pages 22-27 Common sense dictates that if you administer a test to students in a language they don't understand, they probably won't do well on it. Nevertheless, NCLB mandates that English language learners do just that, and schools are punished if they don't. The latest Educational Leadership examines this and other flaws of NCLB in respect to English language learners.
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- Better Answers: Written Performance That Looks Good and Sounds Smart
Improve student extended-response answers and develop a life-long skill. Ardith Davis Cole has developed an easy-to-implement, step-by-step protocol, the "Better Answer" formula, that helps students focus on the task at hand. It is a process that begins with teacher modeling, invites increasing amounts of student participation, and eventually moves students into independent response writing.
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- Science TAKS Test Preparation
This site provides students with test preparation for the Texas state test. However, many of the links can be beneficial to any students studying science.
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- WIDA: ACCESS for ELLs®
NEW ACCESS for ELLs® Sample Items! (12/18/08) WIDA is pleased to release a new set of ACCESS for ELLs® sample test items for grades 1-12. For the first time, sample items are now available to the general public to foster awareness of how this English language proficiency assessment operates.
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- COMPASS Secrets- Raise your COMPASS test score with our COMPASS test prep study guide
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