Tim Tomtam

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Strategies for Standards-Based Portfolio Curation

The standards-based e-portfolio I use for evaluation has been a little rocky since I started experimenting with it last year. North Carolina's …

Laura Terrill (LOTE) - Performance toward Proficiency

Spanish E-Portfolio

These e-portfolio templates are designed to allow students to reflect on their development as language learners and curate evidence of their …

Teacher's Guide to Creating A Connected Classroom

June 6, 2014<br>A connected classroom is a learning environment that is open to the outside world. One in which students get engaged in real life …

WizIQ Offers a New MOOC for Online Teachers’ Professional Development

<b>Free MOOC: Teachers Teaching Online</b><p><i>Teachers Teaching Online (TTO)</i> is a free and open course created and hosted by <i>Jason R. Levine</i> (also known as</i> …

Lessons From The Language Boot Camp For Mormon Missionaries

On a sunny Wednesday in Provo, Utah, a long line of cars spits out about 300 new arrivals to the Missionary Training Center. The facility, known as MTC, is the largest language training school for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.<p>Every year, about 36,000 students come to …

Learning Doesn't Work Like a Staircase—It Works Like an Ocean Wave

When we think and talk about learning, the metaphors we use matter. The language we employ when we describe how learning works can illuminate the …

How could SLA research inform EdTech?

The criteria for evaluating the worth of any language learning software must include some assessment of its fitness for purpose. That is to say, does …

This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition — and it could change everything

PARIS — École 42 might be one of the most ambitious experiments in engineering education.<p>It has no teachers. No books. No MOOCs. No dorms, gyms, labs, or student centers. No tuition.<p>And yet it plans to turn out highly qualified, motivated software engineers, each of whom has gone through an …

English language tests inquiry declares thousands of results invalid

Home Office ministers suspend overseas student sponsorship licences of one university and 57 further education colleges<p>More than 50,000 English language tests taken by overseas students to extend their British visas have been declared invalid or questionable as a result of an official investigation …

Blended Learning: Best Practices