Lisa McFaul, our Recording Secretary, presented the first in the series of six #PBLA webinars for TESL Ontario's #TESLwebinars. She discussed The Initial Student Assessment in her webinar.
To view the archived webinar, please visit www.tutela.ca and go to the TESL Ontario group, then search under "Files."
Links to PLBA Resources
PLBA Assessments for
Productive and Receptive Tasks
Developed by Conestoga College LINC teachers
Addresses all 4 skills and is adaptable to all CLB levels.
Keyword search: Conestoga College LINC Assessment Generating Tool
Ways to Reduce Marking
ePortfolio Template (via Bonnie Jean Nicholas @EALStories)
Will PBLA Address My Frustrations (blog from Teacher Kelly)
ePortfolios and Language Learning: Theory, Development, and Use (article by Briar Jamieson and Glenn Cochrane, UAE Journal of Educational Technology and eLearning)
Ryan O’Shea’s ESL Classroom (ESL teacher blog about PBLA)
PBLA’s Facebook Page
Resource to help understand assessment
Teach2LearnESL Blog – a summary of a #LINCchat with suggested resources to use (Topic: Sourcing and Using Authentic Materials in LINC)http://teach2learnesl.blogspot.ca/2015/11/sourcing-and-using-authentic-materials_14.html?spref=tw
TWitter chats on PBLA
Join #LINCchat conversations on Twitter for hour-long discussions on PBLA and other classroom-related topics. Nathan Hall and Svetlana Lupasco co-host this Canadian Twitter chat.
Be a part of the conversation!
#LINCchat now has a website! Check it out to see what Nathan Hall has in store, and get answers to your frequently asked questions:
The next #LINCchat will be in May
Talk to a PBLA trainer!
Lisa McFaul has generously made herself available to you and will answer your questions about PBLA. Contact Lisa at: firstname.lastname@example.org