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Student Assessment for Educators

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Written with the practical constraints of teaching in mind, this book aims to help teachers maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching.

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Self-Regulation in Learning: The Role of Language and Formative Assessment

Self-Regulation in Learning: The Role of Language and Formative Assessment

Discover how to help students monitor and take charge of their own learning.

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Top 10 Downloads

Continuous Improvement Ranks High in WestEd's Top 10 Downloads

Visit our top downloads page for free resources designed to help all learners succeed.

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WestEd Top Ten Bestsellers

English Language Learners Resource Tops WestEd's Best Sellers

Check out this month's top 10 best sellers from WestEd — all focused on helping learners succeed.

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Robert Linquanti

Improving Outcomes for English Learners: Robert Linquanti to Serve on Expert Panel

The event will be held on Thursday, May 31, in Sacramento, CA.

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Placing Writing at the Center of Teaching and Learning

Learn how one district prioritized quality writing experiences for its diverse student body.

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Resources and Strategies for Identifying and Supporting English Learners with Learning Disabilities

Identify and Support English Learners Students with Learning Disabilities

Inconsistent identification of EL students with learning disabilities can hamper their academic achievement.

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Join WestEd at the TexTESOL Region 2 Spring Conference

Educators attending this year’s TexTesol Region 2 Spring Conference will have the opportunity to attend a workshop with Nicholas Catechis, Senior Program Associate in WestEd’s Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) project.

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Join WestEd at the TESOL 2018 International Convention & English Language Expo

Aída Walqui of WestEd's Teacher Professional Development Program is an invited speaker.

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AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.

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