Using the AAPPL to Assess Brazilian Students’ English Proficiency

By Sandra Baumel Durazzo, Head of Internationalization and Languages at Bahema Educação – Brazil The role of schools today is different from what it used to be. In the 21st century, schools aim at preparing students to participate actively and critically in a world with subtle frontiers. Thus, instead of transmitting information, it is necessary […]

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Learning from AAPPL Results

I cried real tears the first time I received my students’ AAPPL scores. I had much to celebrate: great accomplishments on the Interpretive components, with several students obtaining scores high enough for our state’s Seal of Biliteracy, and those “surprise kids” performing better than expected. But they weren’t just the happy kind of tears; for […]

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