BEST Plus and BEST Literacy. Directors’ Training. Feb. 14, 2013. Columbia, SC. What are BEST Plus and BEST Literacy?. BEST Plus and BEST Literacy Overview. Who can administer BEST Plus?.
Feb. 14, 2013
BEST Plus and BEST Literacy Overview
CAL recommends that all Test Administrators (BEST Plus and BEST Literacy) have a strong command of the English language and be familiar with working with second language learners.
Currently, the item pool contains 256 questions
Beginning level test question Test Administrator will receive:
Advanced level test question
These topics are representative of the ones covered in the ESL Scope and Sequence of Skills.
Content: 13 specific domains
nested in three general domains
ESL Scope and Sequence of Skills
Between two test administrations
Within one administration
BEST Plus and NRS Functioning Levels Test Administrator will receive:
For detailed information on this topic, please refer to the “Score Management Software User Guide” located in the BP Test Administrator GuideBEST PlusScore Management
Also aligns with the ESL Scope and Sequence of Skills
1.Choose or enter a student and then click “Assessments” 2. Click “Add New”
1.Input scores and date
2. Click save
For expedited and credit card orders, go to:
Write:Center for Applied Linguistics Attn: BEST Plus 4646 40th Street, NW Washington, DC 20016-1859
Visit the Web site:www.best-plus.net