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Read more ...Tests can be powerful instruments of educational policy; thus testing can be seen as a political activity entailing tactics, intrigue and maneuvering within institutions that may not be political, but rather commercial, financial or educational. Test development is a complex project bound up with myriads of agendas and considerations. In language testing...

Read more ...The Fundamentals of A Teacher-Based Functional Behavioral Assessment (Fba) By Evangelia Vassilakou, MA in Applied Linguistics FBA is the process of gathering and analyzing information about a student’s problem behavior in order to determine the purpose of the actions, which is an investigation designed to help educators. FBA has been recommended as an...

Read more ...  “Antigone: And does not Creon treat our brothers twain One with the rites of burial, one with shame? Eteocles, so say they, he interred Fitly, with wonted rites, as one held meet To pass with honour to the gloom below. But for the corpse of Polynices, slain So piteously, they say, he has proclaimed To all the citizens, that none should...

Read more ...By Blerta- Matina Tartari   “What we can do is to ensure that no matter who you are, no matter what your background, no matter your level of income, you can get to a level of accomplishment that will allow you to live a life that matches your goals and aspirations, and I think if we could do that, that would be really great.”  (Professor P. David...

Read more ...  Let's stop using tests and focus on alternative forms of assessment By Irini Renika Papakammenou In the educational context teachers tend to assess students in order to measure what students have learnt and to evaluate their academic achievement at the end of a unit, course, semester or school year. Teachers also assess students to determine whether...

Read more ...By Maroussa Pavli*      Are you teaching adults or thinking of doing so? Those of you who have already worked with adult learners can easily understand the relevance of the title of this article. Those who haven’t done this yet may doubt that classroom management is a topic to consider, but if you do read on, you’ll find out that everyday teaching...

Read more ...By Valia Georgilaki, Teacher of English, Doukas Primary School Are we ‘anaesthetizing’ students? A long term study in the USA, which was published recently and 1500 kindergarten children were tested, showed that 98% scored genius in creative thinking, i.e. their ability to generate ideas spontaneously. These children were tested every 5 years after...

Read more ...In the past two decades there has been a temptation to simply try to get through formal and foreign language education unscathed, to focus on the language exams success data and get the best possible place in the local market. But this short-term outlook is a barrier to genuine improvement of the human resources we have in our country. In formal...

Read more ...Listening  is receiving language through the ears. It involves identifying the sounds of speech and processing them into words and sentences. When we listen, we use our ears to receive individual sounds (letters, stress, rhythm and pauses) and we use our brain to convert these into messages that  mean  something to us. Listening in any language requires...

Read more ...  Listening actively is a body, heart and mind workout. It requires attention to self as well as a full immersion into the collective, while aspiring to keep every individual in mind. It demands that we keep our ego at bay and maintain a targeted focus on the other. The hardest part about listening is to minimize our natural tendencies to step in to fix...

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