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Developing and implementing effective assessment practices in mainstream classrooms is a thoughtful process. When classroom teachers of English Learners (ELs) seek to design assessments that will yield valuable information to guide whole-group instruction and targeted interventions, the unique needs of ELs must be critically considered. The most effective, appropriate assessments are the result of a collaborative process that invites student, parent, and teacher input, and generates relevant data through authentic, longitudinal learning experiences.

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Van Loo, T. (2017). Developing effective assessment practices through collaboration with students, families, and colleagues (Master's thesis, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA). Retrieved from