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We Teach Languages Episode 9: Performance Assessment in a Fully Online College Spanish Course with Claire Knowles

In episode 9 of We Teach Languages, Stacey talks with Claire Knowles about teaching college Spanish in a fully online, asynchronous format. Claire tells us about how she uses performance assessments instead of tests to assess learning and how she elicits feedback and reflection from students in every unit. 147 more words

WTL Podcast Episodes

True Confessions from a Performance Ninja

This is a true story. No instructional designers or facilitators were harmed…threatened a little…but not harmed permanently.

It was a Monday morning. Early. I’d already sucked down three cups of coffee…not counting the venti bold with a shot on the way to work. 2,427 more words

Continuous Learning

Assessment Is A Good Thing--Even For Music Teachers

There is a feeling among many music teachers, especially at this time of year when student progress must be documented, that assessment in music is a necessary evil, required by mandated teacher evaluation and/or school districts. 1,155 more words

Music Education

Three Ways to Objectively Assess Talent and Player Performance in Canadian Youth Soccer

On the first day of my FIFA 11+ Instructor Training Certification course in 2016, Matias Eiles, a FIFA Instructor and Coach Educator with the German Football Federation, told us that in his country, they have 1 National Team, but 80 million “National Team Coaches”.  957 more words


What Are Your Strengths? You Should Want to Know Your Strongest Stripes

There seem to be two great competing philosophies on whether someone should embrace their natural strengths, or extend the majority of their attention on their weaknesses.   1,182 more words


Bridgette Penel reblogged this on To Be Simply Happy and commented:

I have found an influx of people wanting, or needing, to become more aware to their strengths, for a variety of personal and professional reasons.  I wrote this blog post to help in that discovery process!   You will find the strengths assessment, and I also offered insight to what my strength assessment said about me :)  You should definitely consider taking the assessment found in this post - I don't think you'll be disappointed :)

Call Center Productivity Issues?  It's About the Hands!

Over the last ten years or so I find my most meaningful work efforts seem to fall right smack in the middle of the chaotic environment of call centers. 1,552 more words

Performer Support

Your Performance is not the Problem

It was late summer back in 1998 and I was finishing off the final work term of my Industrial Engineering degree at Dal. And as everyone is aware, with every single job that you will ever have there is some kind of performance review process to go through. 753 more words