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Teaching English to Takers of AYP Tests

Nathan Hall
Nathan Hall

Ten years ago, U.S. teachers grumbled about “teaching to the test” as administrators told them, repeatedly, how important it was for the school to make annual yearly progress—the dreaded “AYP.” The worst part for us ELL/ESL specialists is that our … Continue reading

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Is Assessment for Learning Realistic for EFL/ESL Classrooms?

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

To better reflect the change in classroom assessment where assessment and learning are perceived as inseparable and assessment is viewed as a tool for learning, I prefer the use of the terms assessment for learning (AfL) and assessment of learning … Continue reading

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