TITLE

Culturally Competent Assessment of English Language Learners for Special Education Services

AUTHOR(S)
Blatchley, Lionel A.; Lau, Matthew Y.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Communique (0164775X);2010, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the analysis of an assessment of English language learners (ELL's) that are for special education. Upon screening the ELL students, the educators or interpreters must use approaches that are appropriate and nonprejudiced so that other students will be supported properly on learning the English language especially to those who learn English as their second or third language. Teachers for ELL must be trained well to have a fair assessment and learning of students.
ACCESSION #
50167902

 

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