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Assessment Accommodations for Classroom Teachers of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students, 2nd edition

  • Socorro G. Herrera
  • Kevin G. Murry
  • Robin M. Cabral

Published by Pearson (June 5th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

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Assessment Accomodations for Classroom Teachers of Culturally and Liguistically Diverse Students (2-downloads)

ISBN-13: 9780132854115

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Table of contents


About the Authors 

Chapter 1  Classroom Assessment amidst Cultural and Linguistic Diversity  

What’s Different about Today’s Classroom?  

Immigration Fallacies and Facts  

The Next Generation Of Students: America’s Potential

What’s Changed about the Readiness of Classroom Teachers for Student Diversity?  

What’s Evolved about Appropriate Assessment Practices for CLD Students?   


Chapter 2  Authentic Assessment  

Rationale for the Use of Authentic Assessments  

Reliability and Validity of Authentic Assessments  

Types of Authentic Assessment  

Performance-Based Assessments  


Self-Assessment and Peer Assessment  

Interview-Based Assessment  

Play-Based Assessment  

Cooperative Group Assessment  

Dialogue Journals and Scaffolded Essays  

Scoring and Related Issues of Authentic Assessment  


Checklists and Questionnaires  

Additional Considerations  


Chapter 3  Response to Intervention, Preinstructional Assessment, and the CLD Student

What Is Response To Intervention?

What Does RTI Look Like?

Tiers of RTI Instruction

Preinstructional Assessment

Formal and Informal Preassessment

History/Herstory: What the CLD Student Brings to the Classroom  

Biopsychosocial History of the CLD Student  

Education History of the CLD Student  

Language History of the CLD Student  

Preassessment Resources: Home Visits and School Conferences  


Chapter 4  Assessment of Acculturation  

Acculturation and Enculturation Processes  

When What Used to Work No Longer Works  

Acculturation Dynamics  

Relationship between Cultural Identity and Acculturation  

The Role of Acculturation and Emotions in Learning  

Assessing Level of Acculturation  

Informal Assessment of Acculturation  

Formal Assessment of Acculturation  

Impact of Acculturation on Appropriate Methods of Assessment  

Using Acculturation Information to Inform Instruction  

Cultural Differences as Learning Assets 

Programming-Related Issues: Assessment of Acculturation Q

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