The Assessment of Emergent Bilinguals: Supporting English Language Learners (Paperback)
This textbook is a thorough introduction to the assessment of English Language Learners or Emergent Bilinguals in K-12 schools. The author presents a decision-making framework called PUMI (Purpose, Use, Method, Instrument) that teachers can use to inform assessment decisions for bilingual children. The book is an invaluable resource for teachers.
About the Author
Kate Mahoney is Associate Professor in TESOL at the State University of New York at Fredonia, USA. She has taught bilingual learners in the US and Belize. Her research has focused on the assessment of Emergent Bilinguals. The PUMI framework she presents in this book is beginning to be adopted and studied in courses across the US.