The role of assessment in the language classroom by professor lia plakans

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Assouline received a B. S in General Science, Ed. Upon completion of her Ph. She is especially interested in twice-exceptionality, specifically gifted students who also have and autism spectrum disorder ASD or gifted students who have a specific learning disability SLD.

She also conducts research on the academic talent development of elementary students and is co-author with Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik of Developing Math Talent: As well, she is co-developer of The Iowa Acceleration Scalea tool designed to guide educators and parents through decisions about grade-skipping students.

Inshe co-authored, with Nicholas Colangelo and Miraca U. Gross, A Nation Deceived: Assouline says she is an Iowan in residence, spirit, and philosophy who loves this campus and the opportunity to contribute to the well-being of the students and fellow Iowans.

She previously worked as a high school mathematics teacher in New Jersey. I strongly believe that collaborative works with outstanding researchers here will definitely yield a high reputation in the field. He also received a M. Previously he was a 9th-grade science teacher and a doctoral fellow with the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science.

He is currently working to develop and refine an observation protocol for classroom inquiry, a professional development program for elementary teachers focused on effective curriculum adaptation strategies, and develop and test the effectiveness of elementary science curriculum materials.

Forbes looks forward to beginning his professional career at Iowa. He is a nationally certified school psychologist and worked in the Clark County School District in Nevada for three years.

In that role, she facilitates and monitors special site student teaching placements for students in the Teacher Education Program.

Langguth teaches Secondary Education management courses for the Teacher Education Program, and serves as the Iowa State Education Association student program faculty sponsor. Prior to beginning her Ph. Langguth says working in the College of Education is professionally and personally gratifying.

Prior to her doctoral studies, Melissa taught secondary mathematics courses in rural Missouri for seven years. Missall, received a Ph. She worked as an early childhood and elementary school psychologist in the Mounds View Public School District, a suburb of Minneapolis, for two years.

Prior to joining the faculty at The University of Iowa, Missall was an assistant professor of School Psychology at the University of Kentucky for five years. She conducts research in the areas of early literacy and social skill development, school adjustment, and general outcome measurement, and has particular interest in the skills and experiences of children transitioning from preschool to kindergarten.

Missall says she chose The University of Iowa because the emphasis on academics and research is strong, balanced, and applied.Lia Plakans, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Foreign Language Education Prior to earning her Ph.D.

in Foreign Language and ESL Education at The University of Iowa, Lia Plakans spent 15 years teaching English as a second/foreign language in Texas, Iowa, Ohio, and Latvia, working with learners in a range of settings from pre-K community-based programs.

Occasional reflections about my adolescence in western Pennsylvania in the s. As my 50th high school class reunion approaches in , I'd like to share them with anyone interested. Search among more than user manuals and view them online Assessment Myths: Applying Second Language Research to Classroom Teaching by Lia Plakans, Atta Gebril This volume was conceived as a "best practices" resource for assessment in the way that Vocabulary Myths by Keith S.

Folse is one for reading and vocabulary teachers. Deborah Crusan, Jill V. Jeffery, Paul Kei Matsuda, Lia Plakans and Miyuki Sasaki.

The role of assessment in the language classroom by professor lia plakans

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