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SPCL 7914X Psychological Assessment of Linguistically Diverse Students (Bejarano): Session 10- Unit 4: Assessment of Academic Achievement Across Two Languages

Open Educational Resource (OER) for Prof. Bejarano's SPCL 7914


In this session we will explore the challenges that exist when assessing academic achievement in emergent bilinguals. Students will explore an academic assessment instrument. We will begin with a quiz on the assigned readings on Blackboard and then discuss the material and engage in activities.

Assigned Readings

DUE: April 18th Language Proficiency Assessment Report

Submit through Blackboard

Session Slides

Reflecting on the Readings

1. What are the effects of language on arithmetic problem solving?

2. What are the effects of context on arithmetic problem solving? How does it relate to Grosjean's language mode hypothesis?

3. What needs to be considered when gathering academic skills data?