Posts Tagged ability
On Internationally Adopted Children
Posted by Elizabeth D. Peña in assessment, child bilingualism on January 8, 2015
Came across this blog post on speech/language referrals of children who are adopted internationally. Are these kids bilingual? Do we need to evaluate their first language?
Bilingual Test Development
Posted by Elizabeth D. Peña in adult bilingualism, child bilingualism on August 10, 2010
Before, I wrote about different purposes for test development. Given those different test functions an implication is that the way we then develop tests for these should be different. Read the rest of this entry »
Why Do We Test Bilinguals?
Posted by Elizabeth D. Peña in adult bilingualism, child bilingualism on August 4, 2010
One of the themes that ran throughout all the presentations at the workshop was to know why we’re testing. And thus, to know why a given test is being developed (or selected). It’s important to know the purpose of testing in the first place. So, what are reasons people test bilinguals? What is it we need to know; and for what purpose?