How ‘Invisible Assessment’ is the Future of Testing

New thinking about assessments integrates testing inside the learning process instead of at the end of the learning process. Teachers and parents get real-time information about students’ needs and competencies. One expert says it paints a ‘far superior’ picture of students than traditional testing.

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Are You Listening? Hi-Tech Conversations That Help Teach English

Learning English as a second language works best when students are able to practice out loud with a teacher. These conversations are important because they weed out subtle mistakes. Researchers are now developing an automated classroom tool that gives students the same feedback in real time.

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You’re Already a Learning Expert at Home, Here’s How

Ever read something, then forget it five minutes later? This is what’s happening for many learners on the night before a test, as they re-read notes and class materials. Pearson learning researcher and mom Liane Wardlow has this easy tip that’s grounded in decades of research.

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A Virtual Option to Wrangle Busy Parents for Teacher Conferences

It’s a simple goal: find a way for more parents to attend parent-teacher conferences. They’re such an important way for family members to be involved in a child’s learning, but modern challenges with work and time off keep many away. A new idea eliminates those challenges with video conferencing.

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