The key ingredients needed to conduct both English and Bilingual dynamic assessments are described in this course. Ways to modify assessments to focus on the student’s learning potential and to ensure cultural sensitivity during bilingual assessments are discussed. Methods of collecting data in order to create measurable and achievable goals that match the individual’s potential are also provided.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to modify a speech and language assessment to create a dynamic assessment that focuses on learning potential.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to conduct a dynamic assessment bilingually with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the Mediated Learning Experience (MLE) model and how it can be used to create appropriate speech and language goals.
|5-10 Minutes||Explanation & importance of dynamic assessment|
|10-20 Minutes||How to be culturally and linguistically sensitive (ethnographic interviews, bilingual, use of interpreters)|
|20-30 Minutes||MLE - How to utilize this in dynamic assessment|
|30-55 Minutes||Case study analyses, review & goals|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Sharon Baum, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist in the NYC Department of Education who currently serves as a Speech and Language Evaluation Coordinator. She continues to provide Speech and Language therapy privately in the clinic setting and homes. Sharon is also a freelance writer and has published for the ASHA Leader. She is currently a clinical supervisor at Pace University's Speech and Hearing Center, and loves sharing ideas with colleagues and students. She completed her MA in Speech-Language Pathology at CUNY Lehman College as well as her MA in Educational Administration at CUNY Hunter College. Sharon is currently a member of ASHA SIG 11 focusing on Administration and Supervision, with a high interest in mentoring and collaboration.
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