What is the slasher reading test?

Answer A "slasher" reading test refers to the method by which students mark their responses. There are two tests, both of which measure fluency, or speed: The Test of Silent Word Reading Fluency (TOSWRF) ... Read More »

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How Can I Prepare for the Reading Test for the Citizenship Test?

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What do state reading test specifications specify?

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What Authentic Test Materials & Methods for Reading Assessments Are There for ESOL Learners?

Authentic assessment--evaluating students' ability in real-world contexts--is a key term in the current methods and materials that ESOL teachers develop when looking at student progress. The wealt... Read More »