Life as an ESL Teacher Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Life as an ESL Teacher
An analysis of the negative and positive impact of testing upon teaching and learning in the ESL classroom.
# 134111 | 1,000 words | 8 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (ESL)

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The paper explores how heavy-handed evaluation methods that emphasize student failure can assure even larger failure while a strong testing methodology can, on the other hand, build trust between student and teacher. Not to be overlooked, the paper examines the manner in which testing can either lead teachers to test the wrong things or, conversely, can lead them to a higher level of professional development. The paper contends that testing in and of itself is not the problem - the problem is teachers who use it clumsily.

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