TITLE

TESOL's Position on High-Stakes Testing

PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers;Sep2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages' (TESOL) position opposing high-stakes testing of English language learners in the U.S. Use of alternatives to high-stakes testing such as multiple assessment and portfolios; Objection of TESOL to the simplistic practice of reducing educational outcomes to scores on high-stakes tests; Importance of high English proficiency for success on high-stakes tests.
ACCESSION #
10692857

 

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