Performance Assessments for English Language Learners 1 Performance Assessments for English Language Learners raditional standardized achievement test outcomes are used for high-stakes deci-sions in assessment and accountability systems throughout the United States. Often developed and field tested for the mainstream student population, these. Using Kegan's constructive-developmental theory, this study explores to what extent epistemological development is a factor in critical thinking performance and learning in reading and writing among a diverse group of six adult learners. Analysis of a developmental interview, a summative assessment and participant surveys indicated that learners.
To compare the efficacy of instructional programs for adult learners with basic reading skills below the seventh grade level, 300 adults were randomly assigned to one of three supplementary tutoring programs designed to strengthen decoding and fluency skills, and gains were examined for the 148 adult students who completed the program.Cited by: 26. Measuring Adult Literacy Students’ Reading Skills Using the Gray Oral Reading Test. Fourteen percent of the adult population has difficulty with most adult printed materials while close to another 29% of the adult population has difficulty with any reading task that is not very basic (Kutner, Greenberg, Jin, Boyle, Hsu, & Dunleavy, 2007).Therefore, a significant number of adults in the Cited by: 18.
Teen & Young Adult (12-21 yrs.) (47) Adult (21-65 yrs.) (24) Early Childhood (Birth-3 yrs.) (9) the Beery-Buktenica Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration, Sixth Edition (BEERY™ VMI) helps assess the extent to which individuals can integrate their visual and motor abilities. the Developmental Reading Assessment, Third Edition. Supporting ELL/Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students for Academic Achievement be prepared to meet diverse developmental, cultural, linguistic, and education needs. More than ever, today’s educators face the challenge of Reading Test Performance of Spanish-Speaking Hispanic Children.”.
Disparities in academic science performance remain for diverse learners, including students with learning disabilities and English learners. Educational technology offers the potential to support diverse learners by taking into account their specific needs and unique strengths. This paper reports on third-year results of a 3-year randomized. The first research question investigated how would L1 literacy impact the L2 achievement of adult EFL learners at two levels of L2 proficiency. The scores in an L1 reading comprehension test and an L1 spelling test were used to measure L1 literacy.Cited by: 3.
Reading disorder is the most common learning disability. Of all students with specific learning disabilities, 70–80% have deficits in reading. The term "Developmental Dyslexia" is often used as a synonym for reading disability; however, many researchers assert that there are different types of reading disabilities, of which dyslexia is one. A Specialty: Psychiatry.