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A Basic Primer for Understanding Standardized Tests and Using Test Scores in Adventures in Assessment, Volume 16

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2004
The purpose of the article is to equip readers with a basic understanding of what goes into standardized test making and what test scores purport to show about learners' skills and abilities. 
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Counselors
Curriculum Developers

Issues in Improving Immigrant Workers' English Language Skills

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2003
This article addresses five points that are at issue for English language learners in the workplace (e.g., language and identity, measuring outcomes) and how employers might address them formally (e....
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Keys to Effective LD Teaching Practice: The Teaching/Learning Process (Chapter 4)

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2002
This chapter from a larger publication describes three key guidelines for LD-appropriate instructional design and includes a discussion of specific teaching strategies for the content areas of...
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Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

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1996
These principles provide information on best practices in assessment as well as information on how to make assessment the most effective.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers
Learners
Curriculum Developers

An Introduction to ESL in the Workplace: A Professional Development Packet

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2002

This step by step training resource for developing ESL work-based programs includes agendas, content, participant activities, handouts, transparencies and trainer resources. The workshop series is...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Framework for Quality Professional Development for Practitioners Working with Adult English Language Learners

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2008

This guide provides a framework, based in research conducted by the American Research Institute, to build quality professional development opportunities for those working with English language...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers
Professional Developers
Teacher Trainers

Integrating Civic Participation and Adult ESOL

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2005
This brief promotes developing active citizenship through English Language (EL)/Civics classes.
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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Facilitating Adult Learner Interactions to Build Listening and Speaking Skills

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2008

This practical resource stresses the importance of building oral (speaking and listening) communicative skills necessary for the workplace and community. It provides a review of the research that...

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Policymakers

Evidence-based, Student-centered Instructional Practices

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2010
 This Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA) Network Brief addresses the importance of and the research supporting the use of student-centered instructional practices in the adult...
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English Literacy and Civics Education

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2006

This CAELA resource defines civics, per the U.S. Department of Education, and offers suggestions for teaching civics at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. The authors describe the...

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