Guide: Assessing Children Who Are Dual Language Learners
California Department of Education
This resource illustrates:
6G) Assess in both languages; 10B) Results inform grouping and instruction; 10E) Assessment to inform grouping and instruction
This guide explains how educators can assess Multilingual Learners using the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP). The guide includes information about code-switching, a typical feature of dual language development, and how assessors can ensure they are collecting the most comprehensive information to accurately assess children.