Teacher Discussion on Accommodations for ELL students

Video discusses many ways to help ELL students become successful and how to fairly assess what they have learned. Some highlights are discussion on WIDA and why using Performance Assessments is better than Traditional paper testing for ELL students.


Standards-Based Grading

A great video summarizes how Standards-Based grading helps teachers do three things:

  1. Create Learning Goals
  2. Create Purposeful Assessment
  3. Give Specific Feedback

In summary Standards-based grading helps teachers focus on the goals of the class, align all parts of the curriculum to the course goals, and give students specific and actionable feedback about their strengths and weaknesses. Watch the video for more detail and insightful information about Standards-Based Grading.