The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) will be webcasting a conversation on the Common Core State Standards and English Language Learners on November 13, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST.
The meeting will be webcast live and will feature presentations by the two consortia developing assessments for the Common Core State Standards—Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Additionally, there will be presentations by our Understanding Language, the Council of Chief State School Officers and Colorín Colorado.
Topics and Presenters
What Is the Stanford Understanding Language Initiative Developing to Help Educators of ELLs?
How Is Smarter Balanced Taking ELLs into Consideration?
How Is PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) Taking ELLs into Consideration?
How Can CCSSO’s Framework for English Language Proficiency Development Help Educators of ELLs?
What Common Core-Related Resources Does Colorín Colorado Offer ELL Educators and Parents?