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Can Do Statements

Can Do Statements | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

"The Can Do Statements are based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB). They describe what learners can do at benchmarks 1 to 12 in the skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing."

Monica Mirza's insight:

"[...] The purpose of these statements is to present some of the information in the CLB document in language that is accessible to learners. The statements can help to facilitate discussions between you and your learners about what they have accomplished and what they still need to develop. [...]"

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Digital Gaming in Classrooms Seen Gaining Popularity

Digital Gaming in Classrooms Seen Gaining Popularity | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

"[...] A survey of K-8 teachers shows nearly half of them are incorporating digital games in lessons to engage students and personalize learning. [...]"

Definitely hints at CEFRL task-based learning...

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Why Business Loves the Common Core | US School

Why Business Loves the Common Core | US School | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

Erin Osborne in Salon:
"[...] Many of the people who financially aided the creation of Common Core have investments in place in companies that would do quite well with the standards implementation. By using financial clout and political connections, billionaires, not teachers, were able to influence the landscape of our education system. If states wanted a chunk of the RttT money, they had to adopt Common Core. If they adopt Common Core, they have to pay for the assessments and proprietary materials that come with it.. [...]"

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