Don’t worry

By Wim Gombert University of Groningen Gomarus College Groningen We know from scientific research (e.g. cognitive psychology) that the AIM is a very effective methodology: spaced and pleasant repetition, multi-modal learning, high motivation, high exposure, low affective filter, etc. These are only some of the characteristics that make AIM effective. But, we do not only…

How to make the most of Student Self-Assessment and the AIM Portfolio Presentation by Wendy Maxwell

Portfolio presentations   Assessment as learning is an experience that is an essential part of every language classroom. For years, AIM teachers have ensured that students reflect on their learning – what they know well and what they would like to know better. Assessment as learning opportunities should take place at appropriate times throughout every…