Numbers Strategies Assessment Language Proficiency Potpourri
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How long does it take an ELL student to develop academic language proficiency?
7 to 10 years
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What are some important strategies for improving speaking skills?
repetition, songs, poems, rhymes, chants
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What does the acronym ACCESS represent?
Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State
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What common word meanings do ELLs often not know?
mop, rake, broom, fork
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What did Cindy, Lynn, Joan, and Bonnie consume during ACCESS testing?
tons of chocolate
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How many students can be served in an ESOL segment (with state waiver)?
16-18 students
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What can general education teachers do to help ELLs with listening skills?
speak slowly, enunciate clearly, summarize frequently
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What ACCESS composite score is required for a first grader to exit ESOL?
5.0 on Tier B or C
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Who are generous financial supporters of the ESOL program at BES? :)
Kari Neal and Nicole McQuilken
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List the four domains of language learning.
listening, speaking, reading, writing
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What percentage of ELL students are born in the United States?
80-90%
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What are some important strategies for improving reading skills of ELLs?
guided reading, read alouds, partner read, fluency builders
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How long did it take your BES colleagues to administer the 2012-13 ACCESS?
300+ hours
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What is WIDA?
The educational consortium that provides standards and assessments for ELL programs throughout the US (World Class Instructional Design and Assessment).
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When will BES ESOL teachers be calling in sick?
(State Title III Monitoring Day ...JK Melanie & Denise)
April 15, 2013
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How many ELLs are enrolled at BES?
189 students
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When are ESOL parent workshops offered at BES?
August, October, January, and May
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How did your BES colleagues appear during ACCESS testing?
red eyes, double vision, dark circles, tension headaches
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Name the levels of language proficiency described by WIDA.
entering, beginning, developing, expanding, bridging, reaching
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Who donated bags full of socks for ESOL American hero puppets? :)
Scott Lane and Lisa Merrow
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How long does it take to administer the ACCESS to a kindergarten student?
45-60 minutes
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What are some important strategies for helping ELLs with writing?
graphic organizers, word banks, story starters, cloze activities
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What is used to initially determine if a student needs to be screened for ESOL?
Answers to the 3 language questions on the registration form (anything other than English)
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What is used by ESOL teachers to coach general education teachers on differentiated instruction for ELL students?
Can Do Descriptors
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What is a "WHOA" moment?
When a teacher realizes he/she needs to provide more language background information




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