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Principle 5

The 6 Principles Series: Principle 5

This module will deepen your understanding of Principle 5 and strengthen your ability to apply its related practices.

Principle 5. Monitor and assess student language development.

Language learners learn at different rates, so teachers regularly monitor and assess their language development in order to advance their learning efficiently. Teachers also gather data to measure student language growth.

  • Practice 5a. Teachers monitor student errors.

  • Practice 5b. Teachers provide ongoing effective feedback strategically.

  • Practice 5c. Teachers design varied and valid assessments and supports to assess student learning.

After completing the Principle 5 module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between monitoring student language development and deciding when and how to provide feedback or correction.
  • Define several different types of feedback and explain how and when to use each.
  • Outline three fundamental principles of assessment.
  • Define the different types of assessment and explain when and how each is best used.

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