Explore BrainMass

Authentic assessment with ESL/ELL

What is authentic assessment and how can it be used to assess English learners that are significantly low in BICS?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 19, 2018, 1:01 pm ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Simply because a child lacks the vocabulary to talk/write about math or science on traditional pencil and paper tests does not mean the child CAN'T do either subject. Taking the time to allow the student to demonstrate knowledge may yield surprising yet promising ...

Solution Summary

Authentic assessment with ESL/ELL learners is briefly discussed.