A Pig Don't Get Fatter the More You Weigh It: Classroom by Phyllis Jones, Judy Carr

By Phyllis Jones, Judy Carr

Regardless of what number instances you weigh a pig, all you examine is how a lot it weighs. to be able to examine anything else, you wish a special overview. This good e-book explains how well-constructed tests supply facts that's necessary to the improvement of studying possibilities for all scholars. The textual content contains contributions from academics and instructor educators, lecture room vignettes, and substitute methods which have been confirmed priceless in assessing the desires of a variety of scholars.

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2. When the student speaks, does the speech sound halting and fragmentary, hesitant, or interrupted? Does the student often lapse into word searches? Has the student ever initiated a conversation at all? 3. Is academic conversation with the student possible? Does the student often misuse words? Does the student often rephrase because of limited vocabulary? 4. Is it difficult to understand what the student says? Does the student repeat him- or herself often? Do you have to listen closely when the student talks?

Through implementation of student portfolios from the beginning of the school term as a part of the daily routine, students become an active participant in choosing documentation that supports their educational gains. 3. indd Sec1:37 11/10/2006 10:02:41 AM 38 Practical Applications portfolios that will help to ensure that assessment is embedded in classroom practice; and • Employ portfolios in three ways: for assessment and evaluation, for student self-ref lection, and for representation of progress.

It accounts for our language proficiency and is mainly responsible for both our f luency and our accuracy in language (Krashen, 2003). ” Ref lecting on all the facts of my life, I was surprised to realize that it all depended on the topic of the conversation. When I tried to discuss things such as cars or computers, I always spoke English, even with my relatives. That is because driving and using computers are the things I learned to do in English. I felt awkward or even at a loss to search for the right words to express myself in my native language.

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