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EDBE 5570: Assessing Language and Content Learning in EC–12 Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education

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Required Readings for EDBE 5570


Herrera, S. G., Cabral, R. M., & Murry, K. G. (2020). Third Edition. Assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse students. Boston, MA: Pearson Education.


Abedy J. & Ewers, N. (2013). Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium: Accommodations for English language learners and students with disabilities: A research-based decision algorithm. Retrieved from:

Brantley, D. K. (2007).  Instructional assessment of English language learners in the K-8 classroom. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. 
Brown, H. D. & Abeywickrama (2010). Language assessment: principles and classroom practices. White Plains, New York: Pearson Education. 

Clark-Gareca, B. (2016) Classroom assessment and English language learners: Teachers’ accommodations implementation on routine math and science test. Teaching and Teacher Education, 54, 134-148.

Curtain, H., & Dahleberg, C. A. (2004). Languages and children: Making the match. (3rd ed.). New York: Pearson Education.  
Dixon, Q., Zhao, J., Shin, J., Wu, S., Su, J., Burgess-Brigham, R., Gezer, M., & Snow, K. (2012). What we know about second language acquisition: A synthesis from four perspectives. Review of Educational Research, 82(1), 5-60.

Escamilla, K., Mahon, E., Riley-Bernal, H., & Rutledge, D. (2007). High-stakes testing, Latinos, and English language learners: Lessons from Colorado. Bilingual Research Journal, 27(1), 25–49. 
Escamilla, K., Chavez, L., & Vigil, P. (2005). Rethinking the gap: Testing and Spanish speaking students in Colorado. Journal of Teacher Education, 56, 132–144. 
Faltis, C. J. (2001). Joinfostering: Teaching and learning in multilingual classrooms. (3rd. ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall. 
Gottlieb, Margo, (2010). Assessing English language learners: Bridges from language proficiency to academic achievement.  Corwin Press. 
Herrera, S. G., Murrey, K. G., & Cabral, R. (2020). Assessment accommodations for  classroom teachers of culturally and linguistically diverse students. Third Edition. New York: Guilford. 
Krashen, S. (2011). Academic proficiency (language and content) and the role of strategies. TESOL Journal, 2(4), 381-393. 
Martin, M., Fergus, E., & Noguera, P. (2010). Responding to the needs of the whole child: A case study of a high-performing elementary school for immigrant children. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 26(3), 195-222. 
Reiss, J. (2011). 120 Content Strategies for English Language Learners. Boston, MA; Allyn and Bacon. 
Rhodes, R. L., Ochoa, S. H., &Ortiz, S. O. (2005). Assessing culturally and linguistically diverse student: A practical guide. New York: Guilford. 
Stiggins, R. J., & Stiggins, R. J. (2005). Student-involved assessment for learning. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall. 

Willner, L. S. & Mokhtari, K. (2018). Improving meaningful use of accommodations by multilingual learners. The Reading Teacher 71(4), 431-439. 

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