We Teach Languages Guests and Contributors presenting at ACTFL 2017 in Nashville!

Do you want the chance to hear from your favorite We Teach Languages guests and contributors live and in person? Many of us will be at ACTFL 2017 in Nashville. Check out this Google doc for an episode-by-episode guide to WTL at ACTFL! If you will also be presenting in Nashville, please tell us about it in the comments! We would love to see you there and help WTL listeners find your session or event!




We Teach Languages Episode 23: Performance Assessment, Can Dos, and ACTFL resources with Paul Sandrock

In episode 23, Stacey asks Paul Sandrock, Director of Education at ACTFL, about performance assessment. Why should teachers use performance assessment, how does it work, and what resources does ACTFL have to help?


Show Notes

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You can find Paul Sandrock online…

…on Twitter @psandrock

Some ACTFL resources mentioned on the show…

…NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:  https://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/ncssfl-actfl-can-do-statements

…Virtual Learning Modules (browse through the full Learning Catalogue):  https://www.pathlms.com/actfl/courses

…Guiding Principles for Learning Languages (a series of brief papers to explain the What – Why – How – Find Out More of core practices: https://www.actfl.org/guiding-principles

…ACTFL Presentations at Regional and Other Conferences (touching on proficiency and assessment): https://www.actfl.org/about-the-american-council-the-teaching-foreign-languages/resources/presentations

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