The Charter Center’s ELL Specialist, Melissa Katz, has laid out best practices to ensure the accuracy of new students’ Home Language Identification Surveys (HLIS). These HLIS are extremely important, as they will help schools determine who qualifies for ELL testing and services.
Become familiar with the CCLS-aligned changes and implementation of the Speaking and Writing modalities from the New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test.
|Resources for Supporting Your Immigrant Populations||129 KB|
|ELL Student Recruitment Tip Sheet||418.66 KB|
|Top 10 Steps to Strengthen ELL Recruitment Efforts||112.71 KB|
|ELL Compliance Checklist||1.05 MB|
|Translation Recommendations and Links||403.84 KB|
|ELL Enrollment FAQs||1.12 MB|
|Hiring Superstars ELL Interview Questions and Sample Answers||1.03 MB|
|ESL Terminology Cheat Sheet||300.33 KB|
|Event Planning: Considerations to Make for ELL Families||235.3 KB|
|Using Over-the-Phone Interpretation Services||1.04 MB|
|Partnering with an Interpreter||387.37 KB|
|Top ELL Testing Accommodations FAQs||1.05 MB|
|ELL Legal Fact Sheet||520 KB|
|Tips for ELL Home Visits||371.92 KB|
|Time Saving Websites for ELL Teachers||290.13 KB|
|ELL Book Recommendations||1.03 MB|
|Bloom's and ELLs Cheat Sheet||1.05 MB|
|Accountable Talk Stems||1.04 MB|
|Successful ELL Parent Teacher Conferences||96 KB|
|Example Parent Teacher Conference Letter||1.13 MB|
|Free Websites & Apps to Support Literacy Development All Year||1.13 MB|
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Schools may provide testing accommodations to students identified as Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and English Language Learners (ELLs) as needed, on all NYS ELA and content-area assessments (i.e., Mathematics, Science and Social Studies).
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