ERIC Number: EJ660677
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Vocabulary Development: Teaching vs. Testing.
Nilsen, Alleen Pace; Nilsen, Don L. F.
English Journal, v92 n3 p31-37 Jan 2003
Considers how with no training in how to teach vocabulary skills, many teachers transfer to their classroom the same techniques that they see test makers using. Offers a chart to encourage thinking about the ways that standardized testing techniques differ from good teaching and learning practices. Argues that educators should provide students with knowledge about linguistic processes. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Revitalizing Grammar.