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A new outlook on assessment
Since the lockdown many teachers have been wondering about the best ways to assess their students through the four language skills. Teachers have tried many tools and got lost in the maze. Some teachers reverted back to the usual paper-based assessment tools, while others did them online, not sure of their success while others made a hybrid type of assessment but not yet totally satisfied. As has already been mentioned in The JALT CALL Journal, teachers need to focus “on how [to] achieve specific goals by applying unique pedagogical innovations around [their] classroom’s technology usage,” thus through the experience gained during lockdown, I would like to help teachers with technological tools that would help them assess their students’ work more effectively, achieve the curriculum objectives and thus give them a push with learning the language. In this presentation, I will use the new CEFR Companion Volume to show teachers/attendees how to use it for student assessment. I will also show the five online tools like Vooks, Wordwall, Beta, .... etc. that can help them do assessments for the four language skills as successfully as possible.
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A New Outlook for Assessment
Maha Hassan is an Educational Consultant, Teacher Trainer and Founder/Ceo of Teaching ESL Hub. She is also the Newsletter Editor for IP & SEN IATEFL SIG, Member-at-large for SLWIS TESOL and Language Instructor at the Faculty of Economics and Politics, Cairo University. She was nominated for Lead 5050 Women in International Education Award – WIE 2018 for her work as an Academic Director. She has presented at a number of International Conferences including IATEFL, Tesol International Convention-CALL IS EVO and Nile Tesol. She had a number of articles published on IATEFL Voices, Pilgrims “A New Contribution to Bloom’s Taxonomy”, HEIS International Tesol Newsletter, Nile Tesol Newsletters and Conference Proceedings and Howtolearn.com. She blogs on: teachingenglishcafe.blogspot.com/