English multilingual discussion

This assignment is for course participants to explore topics of interest regarding the assessment of Multilingual Learners/English learners. Searching for, reading, and critiquing two articles related to the content of this course is intended to give participants the opportunity to differentiate the learning based on individual interests and needs.

Addresses Discipline Standards

Depending on the articles chosen, this assignment could address any or many of the following standards:

Develop an understanding of foundational assessment concepts and the issues in effectively assessing and educating MLs and culturally diverse students without disabilities (CF Outcome 1/K-2, K-3, K-4, D-1, D-2, CF Outcome 2/K-2, D-2, F-3, TESOL Standards 4.a, 4.b, and 4.c)

Explore current research on educational assessment and apply it to the classroom. (INTASC Standards 1, 8, and 9, CF Outcome 1/K-2, K-3, K-4, D-2, TESOL Domain 4)

In addition, this assignment is expected to give candidates practice in developing ways to help other teachers and school administrators work effectively with ELs by helping colleagues and policymakers understand the benefits and challenges of assessment for English Learners (TESOL 5.b.6)


  • articles searched through Google Scholar
  • Sources must be scholarly articles and NOT blogs, mass media articles, or wikipedia


All articles must be published in the professional literature and submitted with a web link or a scan. Each critique is expected to follow the ATTACHED format. Both critiques are expected to be three pages in Times New Roman, 12pt. font with 1.5 spacing.

Please enter text in the spaces provided by using the ATTACHED format.

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