English Class: Teaching Peer Review Skills

02/10/2017

Learners need very precise instructions to be able to conduct quality peer reviews.  Read this excellent piece with practical tips in Critique Protocol: Helping Students Produce High-Quality Work at https://www.edutopia.org/practice/critique-protocol-helping-students-produce-high-quality-work?utm_source=Edutopia%20News&utm_campaign=40b2305ccd-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_092717_enews_8strategiestobuild_mc&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29295b4c8b-40b2305ccd-47933087

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College and Carrer Readiness: Soft Skills

23/09/2017

One area often overlooked in readiness discussions is the teaching of soft skills.  Read more here in Teaching & Assessing Soft Skills at http://catlintucker.com/2017/09/teaching-assessing-soft-skills/ and find a rubric


Using Super Easy Tech Assessment Tools in English Lessons

21/09/2017

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5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Formative assessment is a snap with games and other tools that let you see how students answer questions and review material

Free Download: English Diagnostic Test Worksheets

14/09/2017

A ton of resources:  http://www.scoop.it/t/hassim-online-resources/p/4084550864/2017/09/10/english-teaching-worksheets-diagnostic-tests?hash=458bbbf3-feb8-4cf3-8923-cc2405a196c8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook


Improve English Writing With Peer Reviews

14/09/2017

Many practical ideas in Giving Peer Feedback Helps Writers Grow at https://www.edutopia.org/article/giving-peer-feedback-helps-writers-grow?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow


How to Approach Student Mistakes

15/08/2017

Read Mistakes Are Not All Created Equal at https://blog-mindsetworks-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/blog.mindsetworks.com/entry/mistakes-are-not-all-created-equal?format=amp

Excerpt:

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USA WIDA ACCESS Discussion

08/08/2017

Interesting discussion in Is a New English-Proficiency Test Too Hard? Educators and Experts Debate at http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/08/04/is-a-new-english-proficiency-test-too-hard.html

What do you think, teachers?


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