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Diagnostic, Formative, and Summative Assessments

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Describe the difference between diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments. How can these assessments support the language needs of ELL students? How are assessment results used for placement and accommodation of gifted ELLs and ELLs with special education needs?

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Diagnostic assessments is used by teachers at the beginning of a semester or class to get a sense of what students know and serves as a baseline, to help with program or class planning.

According to Kristina Robertson, Cristina Sánchez-López, Lydia Breiseth, "Addressing ELLs' Language Learning and Special Education Needs: Questions and Considerations," educators can help with optimal learning after ...

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Assessment, placement and accommodation of gifted, ELL and students with special education needs is discussed.