Posts Tagged: Assessment


When it isn’t an emergency: Planning for Fall 2020

05/11/2020 | Written by Lauren Rosen

It’s certainly been an interesting spring with emergency remote instruction, figuring out where the weaknesses in our system lie, and just how many people in our state don’t have access, despite the fact that we are in the year 2020. I thought it might be useful to share some ideas about purposeful planning for online […]

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Recognizing and Socializing Accomplishments: Feedback to Engage Students in their own Learning

10/26/2016 | Written by Lynn Sessler Neitzel

Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on learning and achievement, but this impact can vary, dependent on when and how it is used . Evidence shows that although feedback is among the major influences, the type of feedback and the way it is given can be differentially effective. Dr. John Hattie, world renowned […]

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Classroom Engagement, Participation and Proficiency

06/24/2016 | Written by Deana Zorko

I recently wrote the following in a personal statement of my teaching philosophy: I value a safe and culturally rich classroom environment where risk-taking in the target language is encouraged thus preparing students to communicate in real-life situations using communicative, collaborative and creative skills they have gained as they apply the content they have learned. […]

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