ASSETS (Assessment Services Supporting English Learners through Technology Systems) is a state-led consortium that seeks to provide innovative and comprehensive assessment tools to help English learners (ELs) succeed in becoming college- and career-ready. The system will be operational in 2015-16.
ASSETS is funded by a $10.5 million Enhanced Assessment grant which supports the development of a next generation assessment system that measures students progress in attaining English proficiency needed to succeed in college and career.
Appendix D case studies provide examples of teaching strategies that ensure the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are understood by all students.
This case study examines the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and offers areas where teachers of English language learners must employ effective strategies to deepen understanding of science while learning English.