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Stricter language screening for would-be Canadian citizens starts in November - Globe and Mail

Stricter language screening for would-be Canadian citizens starts in November - Globe and Mail | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Globe and MailStricter language screening for would-be Canadian citizens starts in NovemberGlobe and MailApplicants will have to submit results of a government-approved third-party language test, show they've finished high school or post-secondary...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment


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Corrective Feedback : User the language power tools to process your assignments

Corrective Feedback : User the language power tools to process your assignments | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

Teachers sometimes hesitate to assign writing tasks because of the correction work it creates. However, students benefit from frequent writing practice and the corrective feedback they receive. One solution is for teachers to work longer hours. Another is to find ways to integrate automatic corrective feedback into second language pedagogy.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 23, 8:24 AM

This looks like a great tool to support the marking of written work and give students detailed and supportive feedback which they can actually take forward.Worth watching the introductory video: http://youtu.be/Wu0TMqPfW_0

Johan van der Merwe's curator insight, February 25, 5:04 AM

Useful for marking written work

Bulara Monyaki's curator insight, February 27, 9:03 AM

Yes. Corrective feedback should help develop students' writing

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Ponencia: Rúbricas de Evaluación en “La cultura Evaluativa”

Ponencia: Rúbricas de Evaluación en “La cultura Evaluativa” | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Cuando hace un par de meses vinieron Laura Martín y José María Oliva, asesores del CEP de Málaga, a visitarme a @proyectocartama, les atendí encant
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Assessing learners' speaking skills

Assessing learners' speaking skills | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

Assessing speaking is always difficult.  One of the biggest problems I always find is whether I am actually assessing their speaking or whether I am assessing their spoken production of grammar and vocabulary. 


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Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 26, 7:41 AM

Or indeed their personality, or our perception of their intelligence ..

 

Radar chart from Rob Szabó and Pete Rutherford

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Different Types of Questions in E-learning Assessments

Different Types of Questions in E-learning Assessments | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
This blog post shares insights on what are the different types of questions in eLearning assessments.Read more ›
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Federal Officials Grant Florida Waiver on English-Learner Testing

Federal Officials Grant Florida Waiver on English-Learner Testing | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Federal officials granted the state's request to give its English-language learners two years in a U.S. school before counting their test scores in school grades.
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Graphic Online Language Diagnostic: Welcome to GOLD

Graphic Online Language Diagnostic: Welcome to GOLD | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
The Graphic Online Language Diagnostic (GOLD) is a web-based easy-to use assessment instrument. It enables language teachers to create their own corpora from their students' spoken and written performance and to analyze and benchmark student performance. It also allows teachers to trace the development of individual students or groups of students over time.
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How to Determine Your Language Level | Language News

How to Determine Your Language Level | Language News | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
An overview of the ILR, ACTFL, and CEFR scales for language proficiency, and the importance of measuring your level.
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Rúbricas: Qué son, cómo se diseñan y herramientas TIC para su elaboración

Rúbricas: Qué son, cómo se diseñan y herramientas TIC para su elaboración | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Descripción del concepto de rúbricas, como se elaboran, ventajas de uso. Descripción de herramientas tic para su elaboración.

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10 Tools for Preparing Students for Test

It really pains me to even have to write this post but it is a fact of life; we have to test our students. I really hate what has become of our students' educational experience. Testing has gotten ...
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Google Forms: Creating a Rubric

Google Forms: Creating a Rubric | Language Assessment | Scoop.it

Google Forms has so many  applications for education. For students to fill out to submit data to the teacher, for the teacher to record data on observations about students, for students and teachers to monitor their progress on a task they are tracking, for self and peer evaluation and so much more. Google Forms is the magic ingredient to help your classroom go paperless. Almost anything you were collecting on paper can now be collected through a Google Form.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 15, 8:07 PM

Google Forms has so many  applications for education. For students to fill out to submit data to the teacher, for the teacher to record data on observations about students, for students and teachers to monitor their progress on a task they are tracking, for self and peer evaluation and so much more. Google Forms is the magic ingredient to help your classroom go paperless. Almost anything you were collecting on paper can now be collected through a Google Form.

Gerald Carey's curator insight, February 17, 3:04 AM

Good to see an example of how to use this excellent app.

Olga Boldina's curator insight, February 17, 8:46 AM

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How NOT (I Repeat: NOT) To Assess The Progress Of L2 Students In A 90+% Target Language Classroom | Tuesday's Tips For Staying in The Target Language

How NOT (I Repeat: NOT) To Assess The Progress Of L2 Students In A 90+% Target Language Classroom | Tuesday's Tips For Staying in The Target Language | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Multiple Choice and Testing Machines: A History

Multiple Choice and Testing Machines: A History | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
The History of the Future of Education Technology
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Crea tus propias rúbricas con GoogleApps

Crea tus propias rúbricas con GoogleApps | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Existen muchas maneras de crear y registrar la evaluación de nuestros alumnos a través de las rúbricas. Quizás lo más importante no sea crearla e introducir los datos sino tener la capacidad de poder interpretar los resultados de una manera rápida e...
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Measuring Progress in Academic ESL Classes

Measuring Progress in Academic ESL Classes | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Lawrence J. Zwier, testing expert and series advisor for Q: Skills for Success, Second Edition, looks at some strategies for measuring student progress in language learning. Language teachers often...
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RÚBRICAS: QUÉ SON, CÓMO SE DISEÑAN Y HERRAMIENTAS TIC PARA SU ELABORACIÓN - TICTEANDO

RÚBRICAS: QUÉ SON, CÓMO SE DISEÑAN Y HERRAMIENTAS TIC PARA SU ELABORACIÓN - TICTEANDO | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Descripción del concepto de rúbricas, como se elaboran, ventajas de uso. Descripción de herramientas tic para su elaboración.
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Learner Oriented Assessment - #ELTchat Summary 19/03/2014

Learner Oriented Assessment - #ELTchat Summary 19/03/2014 | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
This ELT 1200GMT chat took place on Wednesday 19th of March. It involved a lot of healthy discussion and ELT professionals sharing, adapting and evaluating a variety of ideas and approaches to asse...
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