Category Archives: Assessment

AP Presentational Speaking: Cultural Comparisons

This year I taught AP Spanish Language and Culture to the new exam format, and I found the presentational speaking task to be the most challenging for me as a teacher. My students are Latino, so they have their own … Continue reading

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Thematic Units and Assessment

I’ve been a member of the FLTEACH list-serv for about ten years, and I am seeing patterns in the types of posts.  The same questions get asked over and over, and usually get the same types of answers.  One thread … Continue reading

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Integrated Performance Assessment

Since I stopped giving traditional paper-pencil tests, I replaced them with the Integrated Performance Assessment.  I bought the IPA manual from ACTFL, but my best source of information has been handouts by Paul Sandrock that I found online.  So far I am focusing … Continue reading

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