Early Language Assessment Workshop Feb 22, 2013

Center for Applied Linguistics www.cal.org Training on:

<b>Early Language Listening & Oral Proficiency Assessment (ELLOPA) and
Student Oral Proficiency Assessment (SOPA)
Familiarization Workshop</b>

<b>Friday February 22, 2013 8:00 am – 3:00 pm</b>

<b>McDonald International School</b>
144 NE 54th Street
Seattle, WA 98105
(Take NE 50th Street exit from I-5 North or South)

<b>Cost:</b> No cost, but space is limited. Please register below.
6 free clock hours available through OSPI. (Lunch on your own.)

Presented by Dr. Michele Anciaux Aoki, World Languages Program Supervisor,
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) michele.aoki@k12.wa.us
(with other assistants)

Sponsored by Seattle Public Schools International Education Program and OSPI World Languages Program.

<b>Audience:</b> Language teachers interested in early language learning and proficiency assessment
especially for Dual Immersion type programs

<b>Goal of the Workshop:</b> To become familiar with the ELLOPA and SOPA as alternative assessments for determining a student’s oral proficiency and listening comprehension skills in a second language

<b>Objectives:</b> Participants will:
- Become familiar with the ELLOPA and SOPA interviews
- Identify and practice effective interviewing techniques
- Explore levels and sublevels of the rating rubric
- Become familiar with and apply rating procedures

<b>Agenda</b>

I. Introductions and Workshop Overview
II. What is the ELLOPA, the SOPA?
III. Sample Interview
IV. Interviewing Techniques & Practice
Lunch (on your own)
V. Overview of the SOPA Rating Scale
VI. Rating Procedures & Practice
VII. Preparations for Interviews & Customizing Scripts
VIII.Wrap-up Review

For more information about the ELLOPA and SOPA, visit: http://www.cal.org/ela/sopaellopa/index.html.

For more information about the workshop, contact:
michele.aoki@k12.wa.us

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