The Standards are best seen as an integrated set of dimensions as captured in the single standard about being an accomplished teacher of languages and cultures; specifically, however, the focus in this module is on:
Critically evaluate your current assessment practises in the light of the descriptions of formative assessment/dynamic assessment/ short and long-term approaches to assessment. Prepare a plan that includes a change to your current practices.
Critically evaluate your current assessment practices in the light of incorporating the assessment of an intercultural capability. Prepare a plan that includes a change to your current practices.
Record a lesson where you are seeking to confirm students’ understanding of a recently introduced concept. Analyse the interactions in terms of scaffolding and feedback you provide to support learning.
Design a process for assessing students’ intercultural capability, implement it and analyse your students’ responses. What do you notice? How will you modify your assessments to foreground the intercultural?