Tag: assessment

Canada’s Centre for Education & Training To Provide Free English and French Language Assessments

The Centre for Education & Training (TCET) has announced a program to provide free English and French language assessments and referrals to training. TCET’s Language Assessment Services is funded in part by Immigration, Refugees,...

Giving World Languages a Voice… Virtually

The year 2020 has proven to be a challenge for the world and tested its resilience economically, epidemiologically, and pedagogically. Public and private schools have had to shut their physical doors to millions of...

McGraw-Hill and NWEA Connect Curriculum and Assessment

McGraw-Hill and NWEA have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on how best to make assessment data actionable by integrating it with core and intervention curriculum to deliver research-based solutions. Through the partnership,...

Drawing on Ideas for Language Learners

For more than 40 years, education researchers have advocated the use of concept mapping as an effective approach to fostering higher-order thinking skills, moving students from mere knowledge acquisition to knowledge...

Cooperative Construction

Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove examine the architecture of co-assessment practices for English learners The topic of assessment often weighs heavily on the shoulders of many teachers. More specifically, educators in general have concerns about...

Cultivating a Personal Style

Juliet Falce-Robinson insists on individual style in a skills-based approach to language teaching   The goal of a successful language program is to foment and foster the development of linguistic and cultural proficiency, and thus awareness,...

Growth Planner Helps Students Prepare for Future

MetaMetrics’ Growth Planner is a tool to determine if students are on track to graduate college and career ready. With the tool, students, educators, and parents can forecast student reading and math growth and...

Improving Learner Outcomes

David Bong explains the what, why, and how of measuring world language skills The world of language assessment is endlessly fascinating. What, why, and how we measure language skills are constantly evolving to incorporate new...

Testing Reformed

Lance Knowles explains how advances in technology and cognitive neuroscience allow us to assess and modify the quality of learning and practice A major benefit of the technology revolution in education is the ability to...

The Eyes Tell All

MIT study shows eye movements reveal linguistic fluency Tracing the eye movements of someone as they read in a second language may be able to create a more accurate assessment of their fluency that many...
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