Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST)

This test will demand a high standard of reading comprehension and analysis, written expression and written analysis.

New York State Teacher Certification Examination, Field 202 Academic Literacy Skills Test Design and Framework

Video and resources on Embedding ALST in Teacher Preparation with Devin Thornburg, Professor and Chair, Adelphi University; Shirlee Dufort, Writing Center Director, with Lee Geiselmann and Amber O'Sullivan, Graduate Students, The College of Saint Rose, at the Growing Evidence and Promising Practices Conference on May 27th.

Resources from the presentation:

NTI Think Tank: Common Core ELA Webinar on Text Sets for Content Rich Instruction (An old strategy breathes life into Common Core Standards) with Kristi Fragnoli, The Collge of Saint Rose

Pre-Work for the ALST WORKSHOP

Recording for the workshop Embedding ALST in Teacher Education with Gail Buffalo, Independent Consultant, and Devin Thornburg, Adelphi University at PNW BOCES on March 6, 2015. You may need to download the Blackboard Collaborate software to view the recording. You may access the resources from the webinar from this Dropbox link.

Academic Language and Literacy Skills with Kristin Rainville Click Here
An online module with many resources focused on developing and understanding academic language.

Piloting the ALST and EAS with Sarah Banas, University of Rochester

Preparing for Educating All Students (EAS) and Academic Literacy Test (ALST) with Devin Thornburg, Adelphi University

ALST Webinar with Rita Pollard, Niagara University.
Handouts referenced in the webinar.