Why Assess?

References & Resources

ACTFL (2012). ACTFL performance descriptors for language learners, 2012 Edition. Alexandria, VA: ACTFL.

ACTFL (2012). ACTFL proficiency guidelines 2012: Speaking, writing, listening, and reading. Alexandria, VA: ACTFL.

Adair-Hauck, B., Glisan, E.W., Troyan, F.J. (2013). Implementing integrated performance assessment. Alexandria, VA: ACTFL.

Bailey, K. M. (1998). Learning about language assessment. Cambridge, MA: Heinle and Heinle.

Boston, C. (2002). The concept of formative assessment. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation8(9). Available online at: http://PAREonline.net/getvn.asp?v=8&n=9

Brookhart, S.M. (2013). How to create and use Rubrics for formative assessment and grading. Alexandria. VA: ASCD

Brown, H. D. (2005). Testing in language programs. NJ: Prentice Hall.

Brown, H. D. and Abeywickrama, P. (2010). Language assessment: Principles and classroom practices, Second edition. NY: Pearson Education.

Cohen, A. D. (1994). Assessing Language Ability in the Classroom. Boston: Heinle & Heinle.

Fisher, D. & Frey, N. (2014). Checking for understanding; Formative assessment techniques for your classroom Second Edition. Alexandria, VA: ASCD

Genesee, F. and Upshur, J. (1996). Classroom-based evaluation in second language education. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lee, J.F. and VanPatten, B. (2003). Making communicative language teaching happen. Second Edition. Boston: McGraw Hill.

McKay, P. (2006). Assessing young language learners. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Moss, C.M. & Brookhart, S.M. (2009). Advancing formative assessment in every classroom: A guide for instructional leaders. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Sandrock, P. (2010). The keys to assessing language performance: A teacher's manual for measuring student progress. Alexandria, VA: ACTFL

Shrum, J. and Glisan, E. (2010). Teacher's handbook: Contextualized language instruction, Fourth edition. Boston: Heinle Cengage Learning.

Tomlinson, C.A. & Moon, T.R. (2013). Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom. Alexandria, VA: ASCD



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