Dr. Alba Ortiz: Having enough data to look at progress over time

Dr. Alba Ortiz talks about the importance of having data that allows teams to examine student progress in different areas over time. You can see her complete video in our Meet the Experts section.

Discussion questions

  • Why is it important to have data covering a range of time when monitoring progress for ELLs?
  • What are some ways you can collect that data?
  • What might be ways to gather data if the students have interrupted schooling (either before coming to the U.S. or due to the pandemic)?