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ELL learning and teaching strategies

How can I modify a test for an ELL student so that it is a valid representation of their learning? In other words an essay test is not appropriate for them if I just give it to them as is but if I made some changes to how it is presented or they are to complete it may be a good assessment.

Does the administration of the test by individual classroom teachers affect the tests reliability and validity? If so, how?

What types of assessments have evolved with language programs?

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How can I modify a test for an ELL student so that it is a valid representation of their learning? In other words an essay test is not appropriate for them if I just give it to them as is but if I made some changes to how it is presented or they are to complete it may be a good assessment.

English Language Learning/-er (ELL) is a program to immerse native language speakers into speaking English fluent or functional English.
For a valid representation of the learning by an ELL, their current instruction's effectiveness should be measure by a test that has the internal validity and reliability for its content and its grade-appropriate-ness level considering the ...

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ELL learning and teaching strategies

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