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RubiStar: Web tool to help teachers create quality rubrics

RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics, but does not have the time to develop them from scratch.
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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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Practical ways to achieve and show data for students’ reading progress | Calico Spanish

Practical ways to achieve and show data for students’ reading progress | Calico Spanish | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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The wonderful world of feedback and correcting: focusing on the writing skill by Joanna Malefaki

The wonderful world of feedback and correcting: focusing on the writing skill by Joanna Malefaki | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Our next guest blogger has been a speaker at two BELTA …
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Feedback on academic writing - Part One

Feedback on academic writing - Part One | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
This is the first article of a three-part series on giving EAP students effective feedback. Julie Moore, an ELT writer and researcher, shares her thoughts on how to give your students constructive ...
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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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Or indeed their personality, or our perception of their intelligence ..

 

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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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Take A New Test Aimed At The World's English-Language Learners

Take A New Test Aimed At The World's English-Language Learners | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Over 1 billion people around the world are studying English. Now they have a new test to see how they're doing — and if you're curious, you can see how your language skills measure up.
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Test foreign students’ English to ensure competency

Test foreign students’ English to ensure competency | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
Chris Longman argues for universities to hold mandatory pre-course exams
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How do we fit proficiency-based practices into a grading system? | Calico Spanish

How do we fit proficiency-based practices into a grading system? | Calico Spanish | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
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Language Testing and Second Language Acquisition Research: Worlds Apart

Language Testing and Second Language Acquisition Research: Worlds Apart | Language Assessment | Scoop.it
I started asking around and realized I was not the only language-learning advocate surrounded by test developers and assessment gurus who seemed to be “speaking another language.”
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