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FACTUAL FRIDAY: The Meaning of Performance Tasks

What: Performance Tasks The Meaning: Performance tasks help uncover deeper levels of student understanding by measuring a student’s ability to think through a complex problem that may have more than one correct answer. They call for students to apply their … Continue reading

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FACTUAL FRIDAY: The Meaning of Academic English Language

What:  Academic English Language The Meaning: Academic English Language (AEL) is the language used in the classroom, in textbooks, and on tests. It is different than everyday spoken language in many respects, including vocabulary and structure. In fact, no one … Continue reading

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