[R-0188] S5. Assessment

Citation: Indiana Individualized Education Plan Resource Center (IEPRC). (2014). Part 2: Assessment of English Language Learners: Evidence based evaluation and practice. Video. Retrieved from site [or go to the YouTube site and enter “Assessment of English Language Learners: Evidence based evaluation and practice part 2” in the search window].

Abstract: In this 42:58-minute video, Dr. Samuel Ortiz from St. John’s University provides information about best practice evaluation for children who are culturally and linguistically diverse.

Integration: The content in this video fits well with content presented in the early childhood course Language and Literacy Experiences.

Content Focus: Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS); Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP); English Language Learners (ELLs); Language Acquisition; Language and Literacy Experiences; Second Language Acquisition

Notes: Have students discuss how this video changed their views of best practices for teaching English Language Learners in early childhood settings.