Translate Text for English Learners
translate text for English learners
2.4 Promoting understanding across languages
Assessment Example

Test administrators may translate the text for students who are English learners. A glossary is developed for science-specific vocabulary.

Non-example

The translator does not speak the student's language with adequate proficiency.

Accessibility

Providing first-language supports to English learners with significant cognitive disabilities should be a team-based decision and include information about family language and preferences, student first and second language skills, and use of any alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) systems.

Areas of Interest
Assessment Development
UDL Guidelines
Language & Symbols
Learner Focus
Student Focused

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