Monthly Archives: May 2016

Teaching students about speaking (reprint)

Teaching Students About Speaking Erik Palmer Common Core State Standards are part of many of our lives now—or soon will be. One of the standards that doesn’t get a lot of attention is the Speaking and Listening standard. Although all … Continue reading

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Evaluating speaking (reprint from Middle Level Insider)

March 2012 Evaluating Students’ Speaking Skills Erik Palmer No two people have the same perspective about what constitutes an effective speaker. So, how can teachers fairly assess student speaking skills as they prepare for the Common Core State Standards? As … Continue reading

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