Early Language Assessment Workshop Mar 21, 2014

Center for Applied Linguistics www.cal.org Training on: Early Language Listening & Oral Proficiency Assessment (ELLOPA) and Student Oral Proficiency Assessment (SOPA) Familiarization Workshop Friday March 21, 2014 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Othello School District (exact location to be announced) Cost: 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 Bellevue Public Schools, WABE Dual Language Special Interest Group, and OSPI World Languages Program. Audience: Language teachers interested in early language learning and proficiency assessment especially for Dual Immersion type programs Goal of the Workshop: 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 Objectives: 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 Agenda 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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