EL Parent Newsletter
January - February
No School for Students- Professional Learning Day/
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 20th, 2023
No School- President's Day
January 30th - March 24th, 2023
OELPA Testing Begins
Tips for Homework Help !!
Here are some ways you can make homework easier for everyone — and remember that your involvement is the key to your child's success, no matter what language you are using!
The homework routine :
Help your child get organized Help your child pick out a special homework notebook or folder, and make sure your child has homework supplies, such as:
Get into a routine: Set a regular time for homework every day, and look for a homework area with good lighting. Help your child get into the habit of getting homework done before doing other activities.
Limit distractions: Turn off the TV and video games, and restrict phone calls and texting during homework time. If your child is using the computer for homework, check in periodically to make sure he is getting homework done.
The OELPA is an online test (paper is available for students who cannot test online). EL teachers will schedule time and provide appropriate equipment to administer the OELPA. The Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA) is the state summative test used to determine an English learner’s proficiency level and to exit from the English language program.The OELPA is required for all English learners in addition to Ohio’s State Tests. Districts may administer the OELPA any time during the test administration window and in any order. OELPA has four parts: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing.